ERIC Number: ED424946
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Voices for Illinois Children, 1998.
Voices for Illinois Children, v10 n1-3 Spr-Fall 1998
This document consists of the three issues of the "Voices for Illinois Children" newsletter published during 1998. Voices for Illinois Children is a child advocacy group that works to make kids "count" in Illinois and to ensure that the basic needs of all children, families, and communities are met. These three newsletter issues explore topics pertaining to childrearing and children's well being. The spring 1998 issue contains articles that address: (1) raising caring children; (2) breastfeeding; (3) the child care challenge; (4) Illinois child advocates; (5) state legislative update; (6) advocacy resources; (7) connecting with at-risk parents; (8) a profile of a business that cares for kids; and (9) juvenile justice legislation. The summer 1998 issue contains articles on: (1) KidCare child health insurance program; (2) strengthening families and communities; (3) advocacy update; (4) grandparents raising grandchildren; (5) Illinois child advocates; (6) importance of fathers; (7) description of the annual Kids Count Awards Dinner; (8) a profile of a business that cares for kids; and (9) focusing elections on children's issues. The fall 1998 issue contains articles concerning: (1) gubernatorial candidates' views on children; (2) Illinois' teen R.E.A.C.H. (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring, and Hope) program; (3) child care changes; (4) Illinois child advocates; (5) children's court centennial; (6) avoiding teen pregnancy; (7) making kids count on election day; (8) a business that cares for kids; and (9) networking to advance education. (SD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Childrens Rights, Corporate Support, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Political Issues, Public Policy, State Legislation, Youth Problems
Voices for Illinois Children, 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1580, Chicago, IL 60604; Tel: 312-456-0600; Fax: 312-456-0088; e-mail: email@example.com; Website: www.voices4kids.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Voices for Illinois Children, Chicago.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois