Child Well-Being in New Mexico: Data and Policy Recommendations

LHHS ppt-slide-16by Amber Wallin, MPA, and Bill Jordan, MA
This PowerPoint presentation looks at KIDS COUNT and other data on some of the areas where New Mexico does poorly in terms of child well-being. Looks briefly at how recession-era spending cuts and a regressive tax system have exacerbated conditions, and offers some policy recommendations to address them. Presented to the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee in September, 2015.

Download the PowerPoint (Sept. 2015; 31 slides; pdf)

NM KIDS COUNT is a program of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.