By Whitney Tucker I spend a lot of my time trying to get… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Healthy Children
In North Carolina, one in five children struggles with hunger. In some parts of the state, such as rural northeastern North Carolina, a quarter of all children are not always getting enough to eat. A new podcast from MomsRising and the NC Alliance for Health gives voice to the people behind those numbers, debunking common myths about who is hungry.
by Sarah Vidrine Tooth decay is the number one childhood chronic disease in… Read more »
by Vikki Crouse More than 230,000 babies and young children attend licensed child… Read more »
by Ciara Zachary Last year we hoped it was one-year blip. Unfortunately, the… Read more »
Parents of kids with special needs stand together By Fawn Pattison Lea este… Read more »
Last week, NC Child and thirty-eight partner organizations from Asheville to Ahoskie sent a letter to North Carolina’s Congressional delegation opposing the new so-called “public charge” rule. This is one of a spate of recent federal anti-immigrant regulations aimed at scaring people away from using services they pay for and are legally entitled to.
This SNAP proposal would take food assistance away from 106,000 North Carolinians, nearly 38,000 of them children.
North Carolina’s transformation to Medicaid managed care is underway. Three updates and three priorities for NC’s children.
By Fawn Pattison The best part about summer is reading under an umbrella… Read more »