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From our executive director, Kimberly Perry: "Take a look at the powerful actions our team of staff, consultants, and coalition partners have taken to build even more impactful advocacy for kids and families during these challenging times."

Shifting the Narrative on Youth and Crime: January 25th

Join us for a community conversation to discuss the ways we can promote positive youth development as a strategy to improve community safety and reduce violence, especially as it affects Black and Brown youth.

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Let’s work together to break down structural barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.

We're making the District of Columbia a place where all kids grow up safe, resilient, powerful and heard.

DC Action uses research, data, and a racial equity lens to break down barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential. Our collaborative advocacy campaigns bring the power of young people and all residents to raise their voices to create change.

DC Action is the home of DC Kids Count, Under 3 DC, DC Out-of-School Time Coalition, the DC Home Visiting Council and the Youth Economic Justice and Housing Coalition.

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Testimony of Jarred Bowman, Early Childhood Policy Analyst DC Action
Mon, 01/24/2022 - 18:02
Statement: Extension of the Early Childhood Educator Taskforce’s Timeline
Mon, 01/03/2022 - 23:31
Inspired by our Collective Impact
Tue, 12/28/2021 - 02:14
Let's strengthen all home visiting programs in the District
Tue, 12/21/2021 - 14:30
Letter to Director Laura Green Zeilinger of the Department of Human Services
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 15:00
Tax Credits Are a Start, but Youth Need More
Wed, 11/24/2021 - 16:03
Commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance and Resilience | November 20
Fri, 11/19/2021 - 23:36
Testimony of Kimberly Perry, Executive Director before the Committee on Human Services
Wed, 11/10/2021 - 16:30
DC Action Honors District Champions for Children and Youth
Wed, 11/03/2021 - 13:42

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