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Shaping policy that puts children first.
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"Give the children an opportunity to make garden. Let them grow what they will. It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves." - Liberty Hyde Bailey
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KAC Oct 15
"Kids are being taken away, for all intents and purposes, for being poor,” said. “They don't have enough to split among the household." An incredibly important series from and .
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KAC Oct 11
America's history of discrimination against families and communities of color has left many disconnected from opportunity. Let’s make all neighborhoods places of possibility for kids.
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KAC Oct 10
"To value his own good opinion, a child has to feel that he is a worthwhile person. He has to have confidence in himself as an individual." - Sidonie Gruenberg
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KAC Oct 9
Poverty is challenging for a family. When poverty affects many in a community, these obstacles multiply. Let’s transform neighborhoods into places of opportunity with sensible policy changes, via .
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KS Childrens Cabinet Oct 8
Can we just say WOW. The Governor's Symposium was amazing & it was all thanks to YOU! We hope you all walked away excited about the Early Childhood Journey in KS. You are our everyday. Learn more about the Jouney at the link.
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KAC Oct 7
"It’s important to understand that early childhood is both a time of great promise and opportunity, but it’s also a time of considerable risk."
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John Wilson Oct 7
just highlighted the need to maximize the use of federal funds to support Kansas kids. and produced a research brief that explains these federal programs and how we can better leverage them.
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John Wilson Oct 7
I’m w/ 300 Kansans who are The new plan for early childhood in Kansas is anchored in input from all 105 counties! One aspiration stands out to me...”kids and families are stronger when basic needs are met.” has some practical ideas to do this.
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KS Childrens Cabinet Oct 7
The Governor's Symposium on Early Childhood is TODAY! It will be an amazing day of discussion, brainstorming & education. We kick off at 9:00 with . Join us virtually:
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KAC Oct 3
"Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history." - Ray Merritt
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KAC Sep 30
Check out the September newsletter right here:
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KS Childrens Cabinet Sep 30
The Governor's Symposium is going to be amazing! opens the show with her vision of a new early childhood system in Kansas. Registration is full, but please join us virtually:
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KAC Sep 26
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all of these." - George Washington Carver
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KAC Sep 25
Learn about concentrated poverty in Kansas and ways that we can reduce the number of kids who experience it. Download the new brief.
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KAC Sep 24
Replying to @aecfkidscount
As concerning as it is, the concentrated poverty figure does not include all Kansas kids in need of economic security. According to the latest data, 104,000 Kansas children overall lived in poverty as of 2017.
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KAC Sep 24
More than 50,000 Kansas children live in areas of concentrated poverty, according to "Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods," a new data snapshot released today.
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KAC Sep 20
We have news! will follow as president of on Nov. 1.
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KAC Sep 19
"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." - Albert Einstein
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KAC Sep 18
During their travels across the state last week, our Director of Government Relations and Outreach Specialist Mitch Rucker stopped by Concordia, home of the Orphan Train Museum.
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