Statewide Illinois Kids Count launches emphasize importance of compelling data
Children are caught in a “budget crossfire” as policymakers at both the
state and federal levels continue to neglect critical long-term investments in
children, according to the Illinois Kids
Count 2012 data book, “Investing in Opportunities for Children – Now.” Read more...
Illinois Kids Count symposium and luncheon urge focus on children's issues
A sense of energy – and urgency – filled the air at two maximum
capacity Illinois Kids Count events on March 2 at the Bank of America Building
in Chicago. Read more...
From Left: Voices' Vice President Gaylord Gieseke; Voices' Board Chair Sue Irion; Professor James Heckman, Nobel Laureate Economist at the University of Chicago; Voices' President Kathy Ryg; and Patrick McCarthy, President and CEO, the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Chicago Parent issues call for story ideas
Chicago Parent Contributor Robyn Monaghan
was among the hundreds of attendees of the Illinois Kids Count symposium and
luncheon on March 2, 2012. Read more...
Get to know your Voices expert: David Lloyd
David Lloyd joined Voices this January as a policy analyst with the
Fiscal Policy Center at Voices for Illinois Children.