Tag: Uninsured children

Newly released census data show rate of uninsured children increased in 2019

| October 13, 2020
Newly released census data show rate of uninsured children increased in 2019

Newly released data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) show more Arizona children became uninsured 2019. These losses are likely associated with policy decisions and funding cuts that deter families from accessing care and undermine our public health care systems. As a result, Black, indigenous, and children of color are losing health coverage at an alarming rate.

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How do bonds and overrides help fund Arizona schools? See more state education news here

| November 5, 2019
How do bonds and overrides help fund Arizona schools? See more state education news here

How do bonds and overrides help fund Arizona’s public K-12 schools?

Arizona school districts are asking voters in their communities to approve bond and override ballot measures in the Nov. 5 election to generate funding through local property taxes that schools can use for a set time and purpose.

Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission Video: November 2019 Elections – What are bond and override questions?

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

| November 4, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

Johann Hari’s TED TALK, “Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong” was among information referred to CCC&Y by Kevin Campbell in response to our request for support furthering our prevention/ trauma-informed work. This 14 minute video helps set the stage to think about substance abuse prevention differently, especially around, justice issues and the impacts of thriving environments and having connections.

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Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

| November 16, 2015
Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

The number of uninsured children in the United States dropped to a historic low after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, but Vanessa Barchfield reports that Arizona continues to have one of the highest rates of kids without insurance.

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