ERIC Number: ED436269
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Voices for Illinois Children, 1999.
Voices for Illinois Children, v11 n1-3 Win-Fall 1999
This document is comprised of the three "Voices for Illinois Children" newsletter issues published during 1999. 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 newsletter issues explore topics pertaining to childrearing and children's well-being. The winter 1999 issue includes articles that address: (1) the Start Early legislative agenda; (2) the "Who are the Children of Illinois?" conference and development of the Children's Charter; (3) child care accreditation; (4) welfare reform; (5) Illinois learning standards; (6) strengthening the child care licensing system; and (7) the National Association of Child Advocates. The summer 1999 issue includes articles on: (1) progress toward the Children's Charter; (2) "Start Early" parent materials; (3) the definition of community; (4) preparing Chicago for the 21st century; (5) outreach efforts to help low-income families learn about key income support programs; (6) individual development accounts; and (7) legislative victories for the "Start Early" agenda. The fall 1999 issue includes articles on: (1) the "Start Early" conference and update on activities; (2) initiatives calling for investing tobacco settlement funds in community-driven initiatives to encourage children and youth to make good life choices; (3) the Illinois Family Partnership Network which helps parents develop a leading voice in Illinois; and (4) progress in the Charter for Illinois Children, including a copy of the charter. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Childrens Rights, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Political Issues, Public Policy, State Legislation, Welfare Reform, Youth Problems
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Voices for Illinois Children, Chicago.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois