Sep 20 2016

Child Welfare Matters

2021-08-27T13:31:23-06:00Economic Security Publications, Health Publications, Kids Count Publications, Local Data, Publications|

Presentation On the status of child well-being in New Mexico, with a focus on child abuse, looking at policies that have negatively impacted child well-being and policy solutions that would improve it. Presented to the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee. (State-level data on indicators of child well-being)

Sep 18 2016

Hunger 101

2021-08-27T13:37:09-06:00Economic Security Publications, Health Publications, Kids Count Publications, Local Data, Publications|

Presentation Looks are some of the reasons child hunger is so pervasive in New Mexico as well as policy solutions from our NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us campaign that would help. Presented at the Interfaith Hunger Coalition's Hunger 101 Workshop in Albuquerque. (State-level data on indicators of child well-being, food insecurity, and economic security)

Aug 17 2016

Child Poverty in New Mexico

2021-08-30T12:46:35-06:00Kids Count Publications, Local Data, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Presentation Looking at how Black children fare in New Mexico, this presentation includes findings from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Race for Results report, which shows that New Mexico's Black children fare better than Black kids across the nation in many indicators. (State-level data on indicators of child well-being by race and ethnicity)

Jun 29 2016

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us: A Campaign for a Better New Mexico

2021-08-27T13:49:23-06:00Economic Security Publications, Education Publications, Health Publications, Kids Count Publications, Publications|

Policy Agenda For the third straight year, New Mexico ranks 49th in the nation for child well-being. It will take a comprehensive and focused set of strategies, and the political and public will to make them a reality, to improve child well-being in New Mexico. This policy agenda, based on the metrics used to measure child well-being in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, offers one such approach.

Jun 21 2016

New Mexico’s 2012-2016 KIDS COUNT profiles

2021-08-30T14:55:17-06:00Kids Count Publications, Local Data, Publications|

State Data Sheet In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation changed the indicators used in its annual KIDS COUNT ranking of the 50 states on child well-being. The 16 indicators that were chosen are divided into four domains: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. This fact sheet looks at New Mexico's rankings over the last fours years and links to rankings going back to 1990. (KIDS COUNT state profile; state-level data on indicators of child well-being)

Apr 25 2016

Parental incarceration takes a devastating toll on kids

2021-08-30T14:59:02-06:00Kids Count Publications, Local Data, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Fact Sheet Having a parent incarcerated is a traumatic experience that can be along the same magnitude as abuse, domestic violence, and divorce. It also often adds to the generational pull of poverty. This fact sheet, created for the release of the national KIDS COUNT report A Shared Sentence includes New Mexico-specific data. (State-level data on incarceration)

Jan 19 2016

2015 KIDS COUNT in New Mexico

2021-08-30T12:52:49-06:00Kids Count Publications, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

KIDS COUNT Report While child poverty is down slightly, New Mexico now leads the nation with the highest rate of child poverty. This annual KIDS COUNT report on child well-being presents data by county, tribal area, and school district on indicators such as the rates of health care coverage among children, preschool enrollment, child abuse, and teen births. It also tracks trends on some of these important indicators and looks at disparities across racial and ethnic lines. (State-, county-, tribal-, and school-district-level data on indicators of child well-being, some by race and ethnicity)

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