Publications Archive | DC Action

Publications

Throughout the year, we produce a number of publications that highlight important research, policies, and advocacy efforts impacting children, youth, and families in the DC area.

Search

Search Bar

Type

Publications | Types

Policy Area

Policy Area Filter

Associated Coalition

Associated Coalition Filter
Filters

Search

Search Bar

Type

Publications | Types

Policy Area

Policy Area Filter

Associated Coalition

Associated Coalition Filter
View Results
  • 2024 Ward Out-of-School-Time Report Cards

    February 26, 2024

    View 2024 Ward Out-of-School-Time Report Cards
    Infographic
  • Towards a Thriving District: 2023 Year in Review

    February 22, 2024

    In 2023, we have made incredible progress in expanding our team’s capacity, and advancing and defending the policies and programs that serve young people and their families.

    View Towards a Thriving District: 2023 Year in Review
    Impact Report
  • Testimony of Rachel Metz, Data and Research Manager, to the Committee on...

    February 22, 2024

    Hello Chairperson White, councilmembers, and staff of the Committee on Recreation, Libraries, and Youth Affairs. Thank you for the opportunity to address the committee today by providing testimony ...

    View Testimony of Rachel Metz, Data and Research Manager, to the Committee on Recreation, Libraries, and Youth Affairs
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst, before the Commi...

    February 21, 2024

    Good morning Committee Chair Bonds and members of the Committee on Executive Administration and Labor. My name is Rachel White and I am DC Action’s Senior Youth Policy Analyst. At DC Action, we u...

    View Testimony of Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst, before the Committee on Executive Administration and Labor
    Testimony
  • Kimberly Perry, Executive Director, before the Committee on Public Works...

    February 15, 2024

    Good afternoon Chairperson Nadeau and staff of the Committee on Public Works and Operations. My name is Kimberly Perry and I am the Executive Director of DC Action. DC Action uses research, data, c...

    View Kimberly Perry, Executive Director, before the Committee on Public Works and Operations
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen, Director of Early Childhood, before...

    February 14, 2024

    Good afternoon, Chairperson Henderson. Thank you for the opportunity to address you today. My name is Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen and I am Director of Early Childhood for DC Action, member of Under 3 DC...

    View Testimony of Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen, Director of Early Childhood, before the Committee on Health
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Manager to the C...

    February 8, 2024

    Good morning Chairperson Henderson and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Committee as it reviews the Department of Health Care Finance’s performance...

    View Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Manager to the Committee on Health
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Rachel Metz, Data and Research Manager, to the Committee on...

    January 31, 2024
    Early Childhood

    Hello Chairperson McDuffie, councilmembers, and staff of the Committee on Business and Economic Development. Thank you for the opportunity to address the committee today by providing testimony rega...

    View Testimony of Rachel Metz, Data and Research Manager, to the Committee on Business and Economic Development
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Jorge Membreño, Director of Youth Advocacy, before the Com...

    January 29, 2024
    Youth Economic Justice

    Good afternoon, Chairwoman Henderson. Thank you for the opportunity to address this committee today. My name is Jorge Membreño, I am the Director of Youth Advocacy at DC Action, home of the Youth ...

    View Testimony of Jorge Membreño, Director of Youth Advocacy, before the Committee on Health
    Testimony
  • Testimony of Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst, before the Commi...

    January 29, 2024
    Health and Safety

    Good morning Committee Chair Henderson and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Council today by providing testimony regarding the performance of the Dep...

    View Testimony of Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst, before the Committee on Health
    Testimony
  • Testimony on the DC Child Tax Credit

    January 24, 2024

    Testimony of Kimberly Perry, Executive Director of DC Action Delivered by Rachel Metz, DC Action Research and Data Manager In support of B25-190 and other Child Tax Credit Policies DC Council Comm...

    View Testimony on the DC Child Tax Credit
    Testimony
  • Annual Report Shows Work of Home Visiting Council on Behalf of Children ...

    January 18, 2024

    Despite limited and fluctuating budgets in 2023, home visiting programs and home visitors continued to make a significant impact on children’s and families’ lives. A new report from the Home Vi...

    View Annual Report Shows Work of Home Visiting Council on Behalf of Children and Families
    Blog Post
  • Opening Doors: A Closer Look Inside Home Visiting

    January 18, 2024

    At 6pm on a Monday night, I met Abby Goldstein outside an apartment complex in Southeast Washington, DC. She held two large tote bags filled to the brim with supplies, many of which she would leave...

    View Opening Doors: A Closer Look Inside Home Visiting
    Blog Post
  • Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Coordinator, bef...

    January 18, 2024

    Good morning Chairperson Henderson and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Committee as it reviews DC Health’s performance.  Thank you Chairperson He...

    View Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Coordinator, before the Committee on Health
    Testimony
  • DC Action is the new home of DC NEXT!

    January 11, 2024

    We are excited to announce that DC NEXT!–formally known as the DC Network for Expectant and Parenting Teens–is now housed at DC Action. DC NEXT! focuses on the dynamic needs of expectant an...

    View DC Action is the new home of DC NEXT!
    Blog Post