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  • How Out-of-School-Time Programs Can Improve School Attendance

    May 17, 2024
    Education

    As District leaders grapple with how to address chronic absenteeism among students, they should consider the role that out-of-school time (OST) programs can play in keeping students engaged with th...

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    Blog Post
  • Testimony of Ryllie Danylko, Senior Policy Analyst, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy

    Hello Chairman Mendelson, Councilmembers, and staff. Thank you for the opportunity to address the committee today by providing testimony regarding the proposed FY25 budget. My name is Ryllie Danylk...

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  • Testimony of Jorge Membreño, Director of Youth Advocacy, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy Early Childhood Youth Economic Justice

    Thank you Chairman Mendelson and esteemed Councilmembers for the opportunity to address you today at the start of a marathon day of testimony. My name is Jorge Membreño and I am the Director of Yo...

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  • Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Manager, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy Early Childhood

    Good morning Chairman Mendelson, Council, and Council staff. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Committee as it conducts this budget hearing. My name is Mary Katherine West, and I am the ...

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    Testimony
  • Testimony of Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen, Director, Early Childhood, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy Early Childhood

    Good morning, Chairman Mendelson, members of the Committee of the Whole, and staff. My name is Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen, and I am the Director of Early Childhood at DC Action and the Under 3 DC coali...

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    Testimony
  • Testimony of Audrey Kasselman, Policy Analyst, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy Early Childhood

    Good morning, Chairman Mendelson, members of the Committee of the Whole, and staff. My name is Audrey Kasselman, and I am the Early Childhood Policy Analyst at DC Action and the Under 3 DC coalitio...

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  • Testimony of Kimberly Perry, Executive Director, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy

    Good morning, Chairman Mendelson and members of the Committee of the Whole. My name is Kimberly Perry and I am the Executive Director of DC Action.  First, I would like to express my gratitude to ...

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  • Testimony of Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst, before the Committee of the Whole

    May 3, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy

    Good morning Chairman Mendelson and members of the Committee of the Whole. I’m Rachel White, Senior Youth Policy Analyst at DC Action. We use research, data, collective action, and a racial equit...

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  • Análisis Detallado de la Nueva Norma Federal para el Fondo de Cuidado y Desarrollo Infantil

    May 1, 2024
    Early Childhood

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    Policy Snapshot
  • A Closer Look at the New Federal Child Care and Development Fund Rule

    April 30, 2024
    Early Childhood

    On March 1, 2024, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announced a final rule on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). This is a...

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  • Testimony of Mary Katherine West, Home Visiting Program Manager, before the Committee on Health

    April 29, 2024
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy

    Good morning Chairperson Henderson and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Committee as it conducts this budget oversight hearing for the Department of ...

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  • Baby Bonds: A New Public Investment Tool For Building Intergenerational Wealth

    April 25, 2024

    Baby Bonds (formally known as the Child Trust Fund Program) is a new District program intended to address how children from marginalized communities are disadvantaged by a legacy of discriminatory ...

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