2016 National Kids Count Data Book
Cities in Crisis
The Flint water crisis calls for long-term solutions to help the children and people of Flint and points to the need for greater investment in infrastructure, health and nutrition across the state. We are working on a series of fact sheets that will be posted here.
Blog: Factually SpeakingHow do Michigan kids fare compared with kids in other states? Data shows mixed results.
Everyone wants the best for their kids. We want to live in a state that invests in our youngest residents and provides a future for them. I think back to when I was in graduate school in Austin, Texas, and was offered a job to stay there. This was at the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007 and I decided that it was more important to me to come back home and try to make things better here. I wanted to help make Michigan a place where people would want to live, more college graduates would stay or return home, and people would want to start families... Read More
In The NewsWZZM: Data: Kent County kids rank 26 out of 83 in well-being
Macomb Daily: Child poverty up 74 percent in Macomb County
Grand Rapids Business Journal: More children slipped into poverty over the last decade
Bridge Magazine: Guest column: Do kids really count in Michigan? Data shows them losing ground
The Mining Journal: Child poverty rising
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