|Save the Date: 2011 Factbook Breakfast|
The 17th annual Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook will be released at a policy breakfast on Monday, April 4, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island.|
|Child Advocacy 360 Highlights Rhode Island KIDS COUNT|
View the profile of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, Rhode Island Kids Count Turns Data into Policy Power: Small State, Big Impact, published by Child Advocacy 360 News Network. The article details Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's approach to data-based child advocacy and our work to improve the health, education, economic well-being, development and safety of Rhode Island's children.|
The Child Advocacy 360 News Network is an independent national news service that highlights issues related to children's welfare and rights, with a particular focus on preventing child abuse and neglect.
|Impact of the President's Proposed 2012 Budget on Children|
Released on February 14, 2011, President Obama's fiscal year 2012 budget proposal includes increases in investments to child care, early childhood education, Head Start and child nutrition but reduces funding to key programs related to juvenile justice. For detailed information on how the President's fiscal year 2012 budget would affect programs and services for children and families, view the at a glance budget summary and issue specific summaries from First Focus and an analysis of the budget by Voices for America's Children.|