|2015 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook Released|
On Monday, April 13, 2015, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT released its 21st annual report on the well-being of Rhode Island's children at a policy breakfast attended by over 500 people. The Factbook was presented to Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman James Langevin, Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senator Joshua Miller. Factbooks were also presented to two community leaders in recognition of their work and contributions - Central Falls Superintendent Fran Gallo and Linda Katz of the Economic Progress Institute.|
Keynote remarks were provided by Dr. Christina Paxson, President of Brown University. Xilian Sansoucy of Young Voices was the youth speaker. Please see the press release, pictures from the event, as well as media coverage.
The 2015 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook charts improvements and declines in the well-being of children and youth across the state and in each of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns and provides the latest available statistics on 71 different aspects of children's lives, from birth through adolescence.
Use the links below to explore the Factbook sections and data:
To order a complete hard copy of the full report, download and mail the Factbook Order Form
or call (401) 351-9400. The cost of the Factbook is $21.40 ($20 plus tax); discounts for bulk purchases available.