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KIDS COUNT Conference Materials

2018 KIDS COUNT Conference

Kids at the Crossroads: Charting the Course for Their Success

Presentations

Linking Taxes & the Budget to Child Well-Being in New Mexico Presentation by James Jimenez, NMVC (11 slides; pdf)

Making KIDS COUNT in New Mexico: New Mexico Kids at the Crossroads Presentation by Amber Wallin, NMVC (video)

Searchlight New Mexico: Raising New Mexico Presentation & Stories from Southern New Mexico Slideshow of Anthony Mayor Diana Murillo-Trujillo (13 slides; pdf)

Breakout Learning Sessions

Data 101

New Mexico Tax and Budget 101

Regional Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education

Advocacy Tactics 101: Advocacy & Policymaker Education

  • Advocacy Tactics 101 Presentation by Ezra Spitzer, Micaela Baca, Krystal Goolsby, and Marco Martinez, NMCAN (12 slides; pdf)

Photos, Videos & More

New Mexico Kids at the Crossroads: A Children’s Agenda for Making KIDS COUNT with Candidates Policy agenda for improving child well-being (4 pages; pdf)
2018 Speaker Bios (6 pages; pdf)
2018 Award Winner Bios (4 pages; pdf)
2018 Conference Photos (link)
The Rights of Immigrant Children Video (link)
Our Children Are Sacred Video of Dean Rudoy (link)
Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award Acceptance speech by Jonathon Alonzo
Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award Acceptance speech by Hope Alvarado


2018 Northern New Mexico KIDS COUNT Conference

Improving Child Well-Being with Data, Policy, and Advocacy

Making KIDS COUNT in New Mexico Presentation by Amber Wallin, Deputy Director, NMVC (21 slides; pdf)

New Mexico Kids at the Crossroads: A Children’s Agenda for Making KIDS COUNT with Candidates Policy agenda for improving child well-being (4 pages; pdf)

KIDS COUNT Profiles for 7 Northern NM Counties (16 pages; pdf)

You may also download each county’s data sheet separately (2 pages each; pdfs):


2017 SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO KIDS COUNT Conference

Opportunity Matters: Shaping Early Childhood Access to Care and Education in Southern New Mexico

The National Policy Landscape: Impacts on Child and Family Well-Being Presentation by Nick Johnson, Senior VP, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (30 slides; pdf)

Enhancing Child Well-Being in New Mexico Presentation by Amber Wallin, KIDS COUNT Director, NMVC (19 slides; pdf)

A Southern New Mexico Snapshot Brief by Sarah Benavidez, Intern, NMVC (2 pages; pdf)

KIDS COUNT County Profiles (2 pages each; pdfs)


2017 KIDS COUNT Conference

Opportunity Matters: Advancing the Well-Being of New Mexico’s Children, Women, and Families in a New Political Era

Enhancing Child Well-Being in New Mexico Presentation by Amber Wallin, KIDS COUNT Director, NMVC (19 slides; pdf)

Public Policy Matters Presentation by James Jimenez, Executive Director, NMVC (3 slides; pdf)

The National Policy Landscape: Impacts on Child and Family Well-Being Presentation by Nick Johnson, Senior VP, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (30 slides; pdf)

Searching for Light: Investigative Journalism, A Children’s Agenda for New Mexico Presentation by Ray Rivera, Editor, Santa Fe New Mexican (9 slides; pdf)

The Heart of Gender Justice: Intersectionality, Economic Security, and Health Equity Presentation by Sarah Ghiorse, Program Director, NewMexicoWomen.Org, and Lisa Cacari Stone, Assistant Director, RWJF Center for Health Policy at UNM (29 slides; pdf)

Panel Discussion: Women’s Economic Security in New Mexico and Child Well-Being Moderation by Farah Council, Director of Development, NMVC (4 slides; pdf)

2017 Speaker Bios (6 pages; pdf)
2017 Spirit of Hope Honoree Bios (2 pages; pdf)
2017 Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award Honoree Bios (3 pages; pdf)
2017 Conference photos (link)


2016 KIDS COUNT Conference

Equity Matters: Impacts on Child Well-Being

New Mexico Kids Are Counting on Us Presentation by Amber Wallin, KIDS COUNT Director, NMVC (14 slides; pdf)

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us Policy campaign based on the 16 indicators measured in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book that offers policy recommendations for improving child well-being in New Mexico (updated June 2016)

Equity Matters Presentation by Patrick T. McCarthy, President and CEO, Annie E. Casey Foundation (12 slides; pdf)

Building Equity: Ensuring that All Children Thrive Presentation by Barbara Ferrer, Chief Policy Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation (28 slides; pdf)

A Shared Sentence Policy report on the impact on children of parental incarceration by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (link)

2016 Speaker Bios (2 pages; pdf)
2016 Award Winner Bios (4 pages; pdf)
2016 Conference Photos (link)


2015 KIDS COUNT Conference

Child Well-Being: A 2-Generation Approach to Success

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us: A Campaign for a Better New Mexico Presentation by Dr. Veronica Garcia, Executive Director, NMVC

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us Policy campaign based on the 16 indicators measured in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book that offers policy recommendations for improving child well-being in New Mexico (updated July 2015; 24 pages; pdf)

Two Generations, One Future Presentation by Marjorie Sims, Managing Director, The Aspen Institute (18 slides; pdf)

Changing the Future of New Mexico … through a Family Engagement Lens Presentation by Richard Noriega, President and CEO, AVANCE (13 slides; pdf)

Preventing Child Neglect through Research, Policy & Action: Integrating a Home Visitation Program within Service Systems Presentation by Dr. Cathleen Willging, Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (36 slides; pdf)

Creating Opportunities for Families Policy report on the two-generation approach by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (link)

2015 Speaker Bios (2 pages; pdf)
2015 Conference Photos (link)


2014 KIDS COUNT Conference

Child Well-Being: A Call to Action

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us: A Policy Agenda for a Better New Mexico Presentation by Veronica C. García, Ed.D., Executive Director, NMVC (26 slides; pdf)

NM KIDS are COUNTing on Us Policy campaign based on the 16 indicators measured in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book that offers policy recommendations for improving child well-being in New Mexico (updated July 2014; 28 pages; pdf)

Annie E. Casey Foundation: Race for Results Report—A Call to Action for New Mexico and the Nation Presentation by Dennis Campa, Associate Director for Policy Reform and Advocacy, Annie E. Casey Foundation (20 slides; pdf)

Race for Results Policy report on race equity by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (link)

2014 Conference Photos (link)


2013 KIDS COUNT Conference

Third Grade Counts

Third Grade Counts: For All of Us Presentation by Peter Winograd, PhD, Director, Center for Education Policy Research, UNM (129 slides; pdf)

The Business Case for Investing in New Mexico’s Children Talk by Alan Webber, Author, Journalist, Blogger, Founder of Fast Company magazine (6 pages; pdf)

New Mexico Results First: Ensuring Investments Get Better Outcomes at Lower Costs Presentation by Charles Sallee, Deputy Director, Legislative Finance Committee (25 slides; pdf)

Why Third Grade Counts: The Campaign for Grade Level Reading Presentation by Ralph Smith, Senior Vice President, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Managing Director, Campaign for Grade Level Reading (2 slides; pdf)

2013 Conference Photos (link)