A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released on November 12, explores barriers low-income families and their children face, and potential solutions. "We have to work on helping kids and helping parents at the same time..."

Laura Speer, Associate Director for Policy Reform and Advocacy at the Annie E. Casey Foundation will be speaking at the Children's Summit 2014 on the Foundation's newest report, Creating Opportunity For Families: A Two-Generation Approach. Register for the Summit Today!

Fall is a busy time for NH CAN. Partners begin selecting Priorities for New Hampshire's Children with the Kick Off, hold multiple work group sessions and vote on the final 2015 Priorities.

"Before the misunderstanding spreads too far, it is important to point out what the recent New Hampshire Supreme Court decision actually said about the constitutionality of the voucher tax credit law."

Thanks to a new grant from the School Superintendents Association, New Hampshire schools have a unique opportunity to expand their breakfast programs. The AASA is currently accepting applications for awards up to $10,000.

Advocates commend NH Supreme Court decision for recognizing that kids should be treated as kids in the juvenile justice system. New Hampshire Supreme Court holds on August 29, 2014, that U.S. Miller v. Alabama ruling applies retroactively to 4 people in NH convicted of crimes while juveniles, and life-without- parole sentence is unconstitutional.

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Recent Reports

 Legislative Accountability for Kids Report 2014The 2014 Legislative Accountability for Kids Report tracks a series of votes cast during the 2013-2014 Legislative Session that were important to kids and families. (September, 2014) 

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NH Map & Data Center The Annie E. Casey KIDS COUNT Data Center provides access to hundreds of national and state-by-state child well-being indicators as well as customizable tools and information.

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