The Nevada Votes for Children and Youth: 2018 Election Advocacy Guide provides facts and information on school readiness, children’s health, safety and economic well-being, along with questions community members can ask candidates on issues that affect Nevada children and families.

The Nevada Children’s Report Card gathers and analyzes data to better understand how our state is taking care of our children. We look at 20 indicators in the areas of health, safety, education and economic well-being to see how children are faring in our state.

This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face. It examines national and state-level trends — highlighting areas of opportunity and concern — and then shares potential solutions that can help these families thrive.

The list of bill draft requests categorized by topics related to Nevada’s Children and Families.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The document provides a short description of the job and duties of elected officials in Nevada.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The Nevada Children’s Report Card gathers and analyzes data to better understand how our state is taking care of our children. We look at 20 indicators in the areas of health, safety, education and economic well-being to see how children are faring in our state.

During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Children’s Advocacy Alliance put forward a legislative agenda with 25 priorities. This is an overview the child health priorities that were signed into law.

During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Children’s Advocacy Alliance put forward a legislative agenda with 25 priorities. This is an overview the child safety priorities that were signed into law.

During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Children’s Advocacy Alliance put forward a legislative agenda with 25 priorities. This is an overview the school readiness priorities that were signed into law.

Strong Start Nevada is a community outreach campaign aimed at mobilizing parents, educators, advocates, community and business leaders to make quality early childhood education a priority in the State.

Nevadans Together for Health Access is a coalition of health care advocates working to increase access to quality health care for the benefit of all Nevadans by protecting and supporting Medicaid expansion, CHIP, and other crucial elements of the Affordable Care Act.

The Nevada State Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Committee, a coalition of individuals and organizations from across the state of Nevada who are committed to reducing rates of childhood obesity, led by the State’s Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, developed the State Plan for Early Childhood Obesity Prevention focused on strategies that our community can use to help create a healthy start for our children.

This report provides an overview of the repeal and replace health bills that were put forward by Congress in 2017 and their potential impact on access to healthcare coverage for Nevadans.

The percentage of overweight and obese children are rising at alarming rates. Currently, one out of three children considered overweight or obese. Nevada’s children are not immune to this growing problem. The Obesity Prevention Toolkit for Providers provides resources and tools to educate and guide early childhood service providers on creating a healthy start for their children to prevent and combat childhood obesity.

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an independent, nonpartisan policy and research center. Georgetown CCF provides research, develops strategies, and offers solutions to improve the health of America’s children and families, particularly those with low and moderate incomes.

Medicaid in Small Town America: A Lifeline for Children, Families and Communities is a report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the University of North Carolina NC Rural Health Research Project. The report highlights the role Medicaid plays as a vital source of health coverage nationwide and program’s more pronounced role in small towns and rural areas.

The percentage of overweight and obese children are rising at alarming rates. Currently, one out of three children considered overweight or obese. Nevada’s children are not immune to this growing problem. The Obesity Prevention Toolkit for Parents provides resources and tools to educate and guide parents on creating a healthy start for their children to prevent and combat childhood obesity.

The Healthy Kids Resource Center is a one -stop shot for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention to be used by teachers and parents of young children.

KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States. The indicators featured in the Data Book are also available in the Data Center.

Access to educational opportunities is a fundamental component for children to reach their full potential, which can be compromised when health and educational needs are not met. This fact sheet provides an overview of how Medicaid and CHIP provides an opportunity for a healthy path for children in schools in Nevada.

Medicaid is a critical health care program for low income women. In the U.S. women make up the majority of beneficiaries accounting for over 40 million women. This fact sheet highlights the importance Medicaid plays in access to health care for women in Nevada.

The opioid epidemic is considered the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history. In Nevada, opioid overdoses were the leading cause of drug-related deaths in 2015. Medicaid expansion in Nevada has provided access to substance use disorder treatment to those who need it. This fact sheet provides an overview of the vital role Medicaid plays in combating the opioid epidemic in Nevada.

A white paper reviewing reasonable and prudent parent standards, specifically, looking at national recommendations, comparing Nevada to other states, and making recommendations for implementation in Nevada.

In June and July of 2015, the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy conducted an opinion poll with 384 adults living in the state of Nevada to gather their current views on issues related to early childhood education (ECE). The Early Childhood Education Report provides a summary of the survey’s findings.

Hobbs, Ong & Associates, Inc. at the requested of the Children’s Advocacy Alliance reviewed certain factors critical to the operation of the Nevada Child Assistance and Development Program (the ”Program”). The areas of particular interest are the levels of state and federal funding that flow to the Program and the impact of the Program Reimbursement Rates upon clients and service providers to the Program.

This white paper explores the barriers that working mothers face and ways Nevada can support women with young children to successfully join the workforce.

This paper looks at the relationship between child care subsidies and labor force participation by determining a parent’s reservation wage with and without child care subsidies. It also looks at the potential welfare savings, by estimating the number of one-parent families that would join the labor force if child care was fully subsidized.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The Nevada Children’s Report Card gathers and analyzes data to better understand how our state is taking care of our children. We look at 20 indicators in the areas of health, safety, education and economic well-being to see how children are faring in our state.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The Legislative Briefing Book assists advocates and policymakers in creating positive changes to improve the lives of Nevada's children. It provides a snapshot of some of the most pressing issues facing Nevada's children.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, in partnership with all Nevada School Districts and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, conducts a health survey of children entering kindergarten in Nevada to gather data on the health status of children entering the school system and to better track student health status.

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