Report Rates Child Well-Being in California Counties
A new report from Children Now details wide disparities in children’s well-being across California’s 58 counties. The 2016–2017 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being looks at a series of indicators organized around the three domains of child welfare and economic well-being; health; and education.
Taking Advantage of New Flexible Funding: Three Ideas for Calif. Counties
In earlier posts, I reviewed the basics of California’s realignment and discussed the new reality for advocates. I argue that the advocacy energy that child welfare stakeholders previously focused on the state legislature is now appropriately directed at local systems: county departments and elected officials.