Tag: youth

War on Poverty: Child Well-Being 50 Years Later

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty in his State of the Union Address. Fifty years later, how have American children fared? Fair Start: Rich Get Richer While Working Families Struggle • In 2012, child poverty was 5 percent lower than in 1964 but 64 percent higher than the lowest recorded level…
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Our Children Our Future 2013 Platform

The Our Children, Our Future: Campaign to End Child Poverty arrived at these issues through a 6-month statewide community organizing process that included 47 community meetings at churches, schools, community centers, prisons, businesses, and unions; and more than 200 meetings with the  80+ organization partners. 5 Statewide Priorities for 2013 Health Care for 100,000+ Working…
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Our Children Our Future

DAWG joins with over 80 other organizations throughout the state of West Virginia in a coalition to raise WV children out of poverty. The WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition spearheads the West Virginia Campaign to Raise Children Out of Poverty. The Facts Thirty percent (30%) of West Virginia boys and girls under age 6 live in…
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WV Safe Schools Helpline

Is your child being harassed by a student or teacher? Is your friend planning on taking a gun to school? Is your child’s teacher under the influence of alcohol? Do you know a student who is selling drugs at school? If so then you need to call 1-866-SAFEWVA  (1-866-723-3982) The Safe School Helpline is a…
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