ERIC Number: ED472553
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Child Advocates: Making a Difference, 2002.
Goodman, Bryan, Ed.
Child Advocates: Making a Difference, 2002., 2002
This document is comprised of 11 issues of a newsletter providing information on current child advocacy initiatives and accomplishments. Each issue describes one local or state child advocacy program or initiative and its accomplishments, highlighting National Association of Child Advocates (NACA) member initiatives that have resulted in concrete outcomes positively affecting children. The following articles were featured for months in 2002: (1) "Advocates Tap Nationwide Network to Protect Children in Working Poor Families" (January); (2) "Advocacy and Organizing Pay Off Big for San Francisco's Early Care and Education Workforce" (February); (3) "Child Advocates Lead the Way in Integrating Child Welfare and Substance Abuse Services" (March); (4) "Child Advocates Innovate: Making Lemonade Out of Stadiums" (April); (5) "Legislation Provides a New Option for Relatives Caring for Anothers Child" (May); (6) "Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Child Advocates Create a State Commission on the Quality of Foster Care" (July); (7) "Changing Assumptions Has Healthy Result for Maine's Children" (August); (8) "Rhode Island Legislation Guarantees Child Care Funds to Needy Families" (September); (9) "Advocates Achieve Historic Victory in Public School Funding and Accountability" (October); (10) "Child Advocates Improve Parity in Insurance Coverage for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment" (November); and (11) "Advocates Rally the Troops To Increase Early Learning Opportunities for Kids" (December). (KB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Child Health, Childhood Needs, Children, Compensation (Remuneration), Financial Support, Foster Care, Fund Raising, Health Insurance, Integrated Services, Low Income Groups, Mental Health, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, School Health Services, State Legislation, State Programs, Well Being
For full text: http://www.childadvocacy.org/camad.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Freddie Mac Foundation, McLean, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Child Advocates, Washington, DC.