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Report: Rate of uninsured children rises significantly                          Posted October 12, 2020, Ohio Capital Journal

Ohio sees troubling increase in number of uninsured children        Posted October 12, 2020, Mahoning Matters

Ohio seeing an increase in uninsured children
Posted October 10, 2020, Galion Enquirer

Ohio Sees a Troubling Increase in Uninsured Children
Posted October 9, 2020, Cleveland Scene

Public libraries are giving away an insane amount of free food
Posted September 29, 2020, Shareable

New Calls to Extend 2020 Census Counting Deadline 
Posted September 15, 2020, Cleveland Scene

Growing up Poor in America
Posted September 8, 2020, WOSU

Children in Poverty: By the Numbers                                                             Posted September 8, 2020, PBS

Northeast Ohio organizations receive $47,000 in 2020 census microgrants from philanthropic coalition                                                            Posted September 3, 2020, Crain’s Cleveland Business

Greater Cleveland Coalition Announces $47K in Census Microgrants      Posted September 2, 2020, Patch Cleveland

Child Health in Ohio impacted by food insecurity, racial disparities, broadband access; pandemic impact still unknown 
Posted August 16, 2020, The Highland County Press

Report details child well-being in Summit County 
Posted August 16, 2020, The Canton Repository

New Child Data to Help Ohio Counties Navigate Path Forward
Posted August 14, 2020, Public News Service

Summit County Sees Improvements in Child Well-being Measures
Posted August 13, 2020, Akron Beacon Journal

Group Worries about Funding Issues Following Challenges with Ohio’s 2020 Cesus
Posted August 11, 2020, WKBN News

More Medicaid funding needed to survive the recession, advocates say

Posted July 15, 2020, Ohio Capital Journal

Advocates Call On Feds To Shoulder Greater Share Of Medicaid Costs

Posted July 14, 2020, Gongwer News Service

Kids found living inside Cuyahoga County office building 
Posted June 29, 2020, Cleveland News 5

Newly Released KIDS COUNT Data Show Ohio Has Some Work to Do
Posted June 24, 2020, Spectrum News

Ohio Again Declines in Annual Child Well-Being Rankings
Posted June 24, 2020, WCBE 90.5FM

Report Provides Pre-COVID Benchmark of Ohio Child Well-Being 
Posted June 23, 2020, Cleveland Scene/Ohio News Connection

Ohio Drops in National Rankings of Childhood Wellbeing 
Posted June 22, 2020, Cleveland Scene/Ohio News Connection
May 27, 2020, IdeaStream

The Glenn College of Public Affairs Policy Brief Podcast Featuring Tracy Najera, Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio
Posted May 17, 2020

Officials: child abuse reports, referrals expected to increase after recent decrease
Posted May 8, 2020, Fox 28 News

Getting to ‘normal’ after coronavirus crisis may be longer and harder than we thought, 
Posted April 15, 2020, The Columbus Dispatch

How the Coronavirus Could Hurt the Accuracy of the 2020 Census,
Posted March 14, 2020, The New York Times

Children Without Health Insurance on the Rise in Ohio
Posted March 9, 2020, Columbus Underground

How the youngest Ohioans are losing health coverage,
Posted March 9, 2020, NBC5 Cleveland

Ohio coronavirus summit on this week’s agenda: Capitol Letter
Posted Mar 02, 2020,

New $250K grant helps Cleveland nonprofits calculate hard-to-count populations for the 2020 census
Posted January 29, 2020, The Columbus Dispatch

Cause for alarm: Thousands more Ohio children have lost health insurance
January 6, 2020, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Ohio Reverses Course on Children’s Health Coverage
November 1, 2019, Cleveland Scene

Ohio’s Child Poverty Rate Sees Slight Improvement
October 8, 2019, WCBE

American children live in fear of being shot – and they’re sick of it
September 28, 2019, The Hill

A Report: 329,000 Ohio Kids Stuck in Pockets of High Poverty
September 26, 2019, Cleveland Scene

Cut through the red tape and help children grow and succeed: Corlett (Opinion)
August 25, 2019,

Ohio Sees Drop In Number Of Kids Enrolled In Benefit Programs
August 1, 2019, WOSU

Face the State with Scott Light: Kid-friendly budget
August 1, 2019, WBNS

State data:  Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines
July 21, 2019, AP News

After years of progress, number of insured Ohio children is declining
July 20, 2019, Akron Beacon Journal

Report Puts Ohio Middle of the Pack for Well-Being of Children
June 20, 2019, Cleveland Scene

Ohio Declines in Annual Child Well-Being Rankings
June 19, 2019, WCBE

Mifflin graduate born in Africa wins scholarship, gives back to students in homeland
June 19, 2019, The Columbus Dispatch

Study:  Life is improving for Ohio children, but not all of them
June 19, 2019,

New report says Ohio ranks 27th in child well-being
June 18, 2019, Toledo Blade

Ohio drops in rankings for child well-being
June 18, 2019, The Daily Jeff

Kids well-being slips, report says
June 17, 2019, Akron Beacon Journal

Study:  20 percent of Ohio children live in poverty
June 17, 2019, ABC 6 On Your Side

Report:  All Ohio Kids Need Opportunities to Thrive
June 17, 2019, Public News Service

Higher revenues, lower expenses give Ohio more cash: Capitol Letter
June 17, 2019,

McKenzie named Beat the Odds Scholar
June 6, 2019, Athens Messenger

Advocates Press for Census Funds
May 28, 2019, WKSU

Community advocates press lawmakers for Ohio census funding
May 27, 2019, AP News

Report: Ohio Has More Teens Staying In Group Homes
Apr. 11, 2019, WCBE

Report: Ohio Foster Teens Need Families
Apr. 4, 2019, WCSM

Report: Ohio Foster Teens Need Families
Apr. 3, 2019, Cleveland Scene

Ohio Foster Teens Need Families
Apr. 3, 2019, PNS

Ohio Children’s Advocates Caution Lawmakers Against Budget Cuts
Mar. 25, 2019, WVXU

Advocate Ohio Children Puts Forth Children’s Budget Agenda
Mar. 22, 2019, WKSU

Midwest Regional Hearing of the National Latino Commission on Census 2020
Mar. 20, 2019, Policy Matters Ohio

MBeacan Journal/ editorial board:  Mike Dewine, toxic stress and children in severe poverty
Jan. 10, 2019,

Head of Ohio Children’s Defense Fund Discusses Report on How Underemployment Is Hurting Families
Dec.26, 2018, WKSU

Saint Luke’s Foundation announces $1.6 million in grants
Oct. 22, 2018, Crain’s Cleveland Business

Poverty solution more than just finding a job.  Here’s what leaders say it will take.
Oct. 7, 2018, Journal News

Amidst community hopes and fears, Dayton races to prepare for Census 2020
Sept 28, 2018, The Arab American News

Parenting:  A Difficult Proposition for Ohio’s Young Adults
Sept 26, 2018, Cleveland Scene

More Than Half A Million Ohio Children Live in Poverty
Sept 14, 2018, WOSU

Experts Meet to Discuss 2020 Census
Sept 4, 2018, WDTN

Activists Continue To Protest Immigration Policy At Ohio Statehouse
July 6, 2018, WOSU

Lake County children at risk for being undercounted on the 2020 Census
July 6, 2018, The News Herald

7 Scholarships for Ohio College Students
June 28, 2018, Student Loan Hero

Report: 100,000 Ohio Kids May be Missed in 2020 Census
June 27, 2018, Cleveland Scene

More Than 100,000 Ohio Children Could Be Missed by the 2020 Census
June 27, 2018, WKSU

Freedom School back in Toledo this summer
April 22, 2018, WNWO NBC4

Licking County Foundation grants $1,400,612 to nonprofits
April 6, 2018, Newark Advocate

Ohio Children’s Advocates Caution Lawmakers Against Budget Cuts
March 25, 2018, Cincinatti Public Radio

Safe-storage laws for guns in Ohio
March 2, 2018, Troy Daily News

Study: Many Ohio kids experience early childhood trauma
February 13, 2018, The Columbus Dispatch

As ECOT Logs Off, Will Ohio Pols Return Its Campaign Donations?
January 23, 2018, Plunderbund

Opioid Addicted Babies in Appalachia
January 20, 2018, Portsmouth Daily Times

Concerns raised over 2020 census accuracy, funding
December 17, 2017, My Dayton Daily News

Bill seeks to end suspensions of youngest Ohio students
November 14, 2017, The Columbus Dispatch

Report Details How Opportunities For Minority Ohio Kids Are Limited Compared With Whites
October 25, 2017, WCBE

New Infant Mortality Report Shows Current Efforts Aren’t Enough
October 12, 2017, Columbus Underground

Why do poor, black kids continue to do worse on Ohio’s standardized tests?
September 24, 2017, The Columbus Dispatch

Child poverty in Ohio recedes, still tops U.S. average
September 19, 2017, The Columbus Dispatch

Face to Face: Ciara Scott
August 23, 2017, Fresh Water

Children’s Defense Fund ends year with program, celebration
August 6, 2017, Youngstown Vindicator

How Zero Tolerance In Ohio Schools Target The Under Privileged And Feed The School To Prison Pipeline
July 6, 2017, Columbus Navigator

Report shows child poverty rate in Ohio improving, education lacking
June 28, 2017, WKBN First News Youngstown

‘Beat the Odds’: Teen who fled war-torn Syria receives honor
June 19, 2017, ThisWeek Community News

‘Beat the Odds’: Northland grad embodies spirit of CDF honor
June 19, 2017, ThisWeek Community News

Ohio sees gains in child well-be­ing: Education, health issues down
June 17, 2017, The Blade

Syrian teen, other kids, honored for beating the odds
June 15, 2017, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Improves In Child Well-Being Rankings
June 14, 2017, 90.5 WCBE

Ohio Shows Progress in Child Well-Being
June 13, 2017, Public News Service

2017 KIDS COUNT: Report ranks well-being of children in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
June 13, 2017, WCPO Channel 9, Cincinnati

A Breastfeeding Boost Might Improve Ohio’s Infant-Mortality Rate
March 3, 2017, Public News Service Ohio

Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport
November 8, 2016, Public News Service Ohio

Many ECOT students miss 30 days or more
October 30, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Scioto County leads Ohio in drug-addicted births
October 17, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

Report charts hike in Ohio newborns exposed to opioids
October 2, 2016, The Athens News

Zero Tolerance Policies in Schools
September 14, 2016, WOSU, All Sides with Ann Fisher

Possible Juvenile and Adult Prison Merger
August 30, 2016, WOSU, All Sides with Ann Fisher

Little Progress in Well-Being of Rural Ohio Appalachian Children, Report Says
June 29, 2016, Education Week

1 in 3 children in Mahoning County live in poverty
June 23, 2016, WKBN Youngstown

New data indicates Ohio kids’ basic needs not being met
June 22, 2016, Public News Service Ohio

More kids living in poverty in Ohio, report says
June 21, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

For student, homeless was not hopeless
June 4, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

Stivers student beats odds, wins state award
May 19, 2016, Dayton Daily News

Overcoming hardship
May 19, 2016, Ironton Tribune

Report: Ohio’s Appalachian Children Face Continued Struggles
May 5, 2016, Public News Service Ohio

Report: In Appalachian Ohio, kids falling farther behind
May 4, 2016, Cincinnati Enquirer

Kids need help when parents sent to prison, report says
April 25, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

End Summer Child Hunger Now!
April 15, 2016, The Huffington Post

Best Practices in Ensuring Health Coverage for All Children
April 14, 2016, Health Policy Hub

Letter to the Editor: End Seclusion of Students
February 17, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Ohio’s Youngest Not Getting Needed Nutrition
February 1, 2016, Public News Service – Ohio

Hungry Children in Rich America
January 29, 2016, The Huffington Post

Study: Too many Ohio babies are hungry
January 28, 2016, Cincinnati Enquirer

Bill Seeks To Overhaul How Ohio Schools Deal With Truant Students
January 7, 2016, WOSU

Lawmakers: Don’t kick truant kids out of school
December 9, 2015, Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Discretion needed in school discipline
December 6, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Bill would abolish ‘zero tolerance’ in Ohio schools
November 30, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Keeping a Focus on Children During Open Enrollment
November 10, 2015, National Academy for State Health Policy Blog

Mayor John Cranley focuses on 3 main issues in State of the City Address
October 5, 2015, WLWT5

Parents should press for answers with zero tolerance policies in schools
September 17, 2015, WBNS 10TV Columbus

Letter to the Editor: Gun-storage law succeeds in other states
August 24, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio kids struggling despite post-recession economic gains, report says
July 21, 2015, The Plain Dealer

Stuck in the Middle? Ohio 23rd Nationally in Child Well-Being
July 21, 2015, Public News Service

More kids in Ohio living in poverty
July 21, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Reducing child poverty should be everyone’s goal: Sharon Broussard
July 7, 2015, The Plain Dealer

Report: Ohio Foster Kids Benefit from Safe, Nurturing Families
May 19, 2015, Public News Service

Despite poverty, Taft student a leader
April 29, 2015,

Stuck Outside the Poor Door
April 24, 2015, The Huffington Post

Local Teen Receives ‘Beat the Odds’ Award for Overcoming Adversity
April 22, 2015, WBNS-10TV

Walnut Ridge senior earns scholarship as a reward for his perseverance
April 22, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Thank God for Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
April 17, 2015, The Huffington Post

Taft IT High School Student is ‘Beating the Odds’
April 14, 2015, Cincinnati Public Schools

Local Groups Work Toward Kindergarten Readiness For Latino Students
April 13, 2015, WYSO

New approach needed to juvenile offenders, group says
March 27, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch

Grant supports Johnstown UMC’s Freedom School
March 23, 2015, Johnstown Independent

Research: Safety Net Programs Reducing Ohio Child Poverty
February 25, 2015, Public News Service – Ohio

Thousands of Children Secluded or Restrained in Ohio Schools
February 12, 2015, Public News Service – Ohio

Brown Backs CHIP Extension As New Report Shows One-In-Four Ohio Children Now Poor
February 1, 2015, Plunderbund

Editorial: We owe our kids more
January 17, 2015, Cincinnati Enquirer

Cleveland NAACP offers reforms to Cleveland police department
December 29, 2014,

Cleveland high school students struggle to make sense of racial issues, police actions after Tamir Rice shooting
December 18, 2014, The Plain Dealer

Congress Asked to Continue Support for New Parents at Home
December 16, 2014, Public News Service – Ohio

In Cleveland, road to recovery on policing is filled with challenges, entrenchment
December 16, 2014, The Washington Post

Protesters crash Cleveland City Council meeting with demands for justice, police reform
December 2, 2014,

Youngstown kids second poorest in nation
November 9, 2014, Youngstown Vindicator

Poverty and Ohio’s kids delineated in report
September 8, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Study: Sandusky County kids less likely to live in poverty, become teen mothers
September 8, 2014, The News-Messenger

Child poverty still a big problem in Ohio
September 8, 2014, 610 WTVN News Radio

Ohio’s rural poor children need help, too: editorial
August 13, 2014, The Plain Dealer

Poverty leads to health problems for rural kids
August 8, 2014, Athens News-Messenger

Students marching
July 23, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

It’s a struggle for Ohio’s impoverished kids
July 22, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio’s Children
July 4, 2014, Sunny 95’s Perspective

Health Groups Plan Greater Drug Intervention For Youth
June 18, 2014, WBNS-10TV

Undocumented immigrants no longer deferring college dreams
April 14, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Minority kids lagging in Ohio, report says
April 2, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Black children not faring well in Ohio
April 2, 2014, The CantonRep

Kids Count Report: Ohio Children Of Color Face Barriers To Opportunity
April 2, 2014, 91.3 WYSO

Black children in Ohio among least prepared for success
April 1, 2014, Akron Beacon Journal

Wickliffe student who beat the odds earns $5,000 college scholarship
April 1, 2014, The News-Herald

National, state scorecard on children’s progress shows minority children lagging behind
April 1, 2014, The Plain Dealer

Nearly half of Ohio kids get subsidized lunches: Portion of state students in federal program isn’t improving
February 21, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Schools Can Help Kids Who Experience Trauma
February 11, 2014, Public News Service- OH

Bill would end automatic expulsions
January 29, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Poverty Impacts Ohio 4th Graders’ Reading Skills
January 29, 2014, Public News Service- OH

Legislation sparks debate over expulsions
January 20, 2014, Dayton Daily News

Guns and Kids–and Execution of a Constitutional Right
January 1, 2014, Columbus Bar Association Lawyers Quarterly

Bill would limit accidental shootings
December 24, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Speaking up for poor rural children
December 22, 2013, Toledo Blade

Woodworkers craft toys by hand for needy kids
December 19, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Joe Hallett commentary: Common-sense gun bill hardly stands a chance
December 15, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Report: First Eight Years Crucial for Ohio’s Children
November 4, 2013, Public News Service- Ohio

Hannah’s Treasure Chest plans fundraisers to help kids
October 16, 2013, Dayton Daily News

Household income rises in Columbus
September 19, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Jack D’Aurora commentary: Doctors must be able to ask about guns
September 18, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Law sought to curb youths’ access to guns
August 25, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Group Urges Districts To Step Back From Adding School Resource Officers
August 23, 2013, WBNS-10TV Columbus

Ohio’s economy improves, but number of children living in poverty increases
August 9, 2013, Athens Messenger

10 interesting facts about the well-being of children in Ohio
August 7, 2013, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Anti-violence group asks how many lives must go to waste
August 1, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Child Poverty in our schools
August 1, 2013, Ohio School Boards Association Journal

Youth-violence forum focuses on helping kids thrive
July 31, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio’s children need protection from guns: Renuka Mayadev
July 27, 2013, Cleveland Plain Dealer

P.G. Sittenfeld, community leaders to rally against gun violence in Washington Park
July 22, 2013, WCPO ABC 9

100 students march against gun violence
July 21, 2013, FOX19 WXIX

Employ alternatives to police in schools
July 15, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Quick Take Ohio: The School-to-Prison Pipeline
June 18, 2013, Spotlight on Youth

Gun-control advocates rally for new laws
February 23, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch

Akron schools disciplining black students at higher rate than other urban districts
January 13, 2013, Akron Beacon Journal

Child care costs rival college tuition
November 11, 2012, Dayton Daily News

More Ohio kids living in poverty, lunch program shows
January 15, 2012, The Columbus Dispatch

New census formula shows more in poverty
November 8, 2011, The Columbus Dispatch

Poverty’s grip grows in central Ohio
November 3, 2011, The Columbus Dispatch

Children’s Defense Fund founder urges support for Freedom Schools in Cleveland
October 7, 2011, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Advocate shines harsh light on plight of black children
October 6, 2011, Columbus Dispatch

Median income in Ohio hits 27-year low
September 14, 2011, The Columbus Dispatch

Freedom School program still teaching Greater Cleveland youths to be leaders
July 23, 2011, The Plain Dealer

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