ERIC Number: ED374889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Achieving the Dream: Health Care...Healthy Kids. Forum on Children's Issues (Century City, California, April 15, 1994). Source Book.
Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA.
This collection contains materials from various sources on the status of children's health, successful children's health programs, and advocacy for children's health. Section 1 contains: (1) the statement by the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) on maternal and child health needs under national health reform; (2) information on uninsured children, children with disabilities, and copayments in California; (3) a rationale for immunization; (4) projections for 1992-2000 on children of families with employment-related insurance; (5) CDF's statement on crime prevention; (6) the chapter on health from the Children's Advocacy Institute's "California Children's Budget 1994-95"; and (7) testimony by Neal Halfon (co-director of the University of California's Maternal-Child Health Policy Research Center) before the Senate Hearing on Maternal and Child Health and Health Care Reform (November 16, 1993). Section 2 contains papers, newspaper and journal articles, and promotional materials describing: (1) the Los Angeles Free Clinic; (2) the "Young and Healthy" project of Pasadena, California's Health Coalition for Children and Youth; (3) a non-profit center for at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles; (4) a Los Angeles and Orange counties arts program; and (5) the Southern California Youth and Family Center. Finally, section 3 provides an advocate's checklist on children's health; information on several advocacy groups, including the Alliance for Children's Rights, Los Angeles Pediatric AIDS Legal Services, and Children Are Watching Now; a guide to upcoming legislation; and information on media violence. (AC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Children, Cooperative Programs, Government Role, Health Care Costs, Health Needs, Health Promotion, Insurance, Primary Health Care
Norton Family Foundation, 225 Arizona Avenue, 2nd Floor West, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California