2021 Kids Count Data Book
Maryland’s young people and families need continued focus from policymakers now more than ever as the state’s overall ranking for child well- being is 24th—highlighting a further decline from the previous year, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report analyzes how families have fared between the Great Recession and the COVID-19 crisis. To view the interactive version, click here and to read our press release, click here.
- Our Statement on Social Justice, Diversity, Racial Equity, and Inclusion
- Press Release: Shocking Disparities Galvanize Maryland’s Child Advocacy Community; Advocates for Children and Youth Host Summit to Focus on Advancing Equity
- Mariama Boney Joins ACY as Interim Executive Director
- Equity for all Kids Campaign | 2021 Legislative Agenda
- COVID-19 Today and the Aftermath
- Press Release on new AECF Report: Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond
- Food Insecurity Among Middle and High School Students in Maryland
- A Statement on the Novel Coronavirus Impact on Children and Youth
- Equity for all Kids Campaign| 2021 Legislative Agenda
This session, we worked hard to advance equity for all kids, despite the virtual hearings and long nights. We advocated for policies, programs, and procedures that will help children, youth, and families of all races, ethnicities, and places of birth across Maryland reach their full potential. Click here for our 2021 legislative focus and here for key highlights of our advances toward equity.