Rhode Island KIDS COUNT - News, Research and Policy Information
New Issue Brief: Child Poverty in Rhode Island
Did you know that one in five Rhode Island children (44,943) lives in poverty?

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT recently released a new Issue BriefChild Poverty in Rhode Island, which describes the prevalence and impact of child poverty statewide and in Rhode Island communities, and provides recommendations for short-term assistance and long-term solutions to lift families out of poverty. 

HSRI Health Coverage - Open Enrollment Ends February 15
Having health insurance coverage is good for your health! 

Open Enrollment for health coverage through HealthSource RI (HSRI) ends February 15.
  • Rhode Islanders who had health coverage through HSRI last year should renew through HSRI by February 15.
  • Rhode Islanders who do not have health coverage should apply through HSRI by February 15.

Help Spread the Word!
The Rhode Island Health Coverage Project is a joint initiative of The Economic Progress Institute and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT. 
Save the Date: 21st Annual Factbook Breakfast
The 21st Annual Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook will be released on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 8:00am - 10:00am
at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI.

An invitation with registration details is coming soon!
Visit us at www.rikidscount.org
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Rhode Island KIDS COUNT works to improve the health, education, safety, economic security and development of Rhode Island's children.