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Family Economic Success

Children's health and well-being have been closely linked to the economic well-being of their families. Voices for Children works to support children and families by promoting policies that increase access to family support resources.

When families are economically stable and secure, children are more likely to succeed.

Cover the Gap Utah
  Cover the Gap Utah
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Closing the Achievement Gap: High-Quality Preschool in Utah
  Closing the Achievement Gap: High Quality Preschool in Utah        
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Melanie Soules: Healthy Utah is good for kids.
  Melanie Soules: Healthy Utah is good for kids.
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Working Mother to Utah Legislature: I need Healthy Utah
Working Mother to Utah Legislature: I need Healthy Utah  
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D'Andre's Story 07-29-2015
D'Andre's Story
D'Andre's Story
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CHIP and Medicaid, a Utah Success Story
CHIP and Medicaid, a Utah Success Story
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Happy 50th Birthday, Medicaid!
Today we celebrate 50 years since the Medicaid program was signed into law. Over 50 years, Medicaid has improved the health and saved the lives of millions of Americans. Medicaid is not only essential for low-income adults to receive coverage, it’s also vital for the livelihood of America’s children.  Access to Medicaid helps children for the rest of their lives. The National Bureau of Economic Research reports that children with access to high quality health insurance face fewer unnecessary trips to the...
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Utah Ranks 9 for Child Well-being
Utah kids compare favorably in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book Children in Utah lag behind national averages in preschool attendance and graduating high school on time  Salt Lake City, UT – The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annual KIDS COUNT® Data Book and Utah ranks in the top ten for the first time in several years. “2011 was the last time we were in the top ten so a ranking of nine is good news for Utah,”...
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