What the New Budget Means for Children and Youth

This means that many of the investments that we campaigned for earlier this year will begin to go into effect. This budget does more than any other in recent memory to...

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Letter to the DC Council from the DC OST Coalition
Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:22
On Indigenous People's Day: It’s Never Too Early to Teach or Too Late to Learn
Mon, 10/11/2021 - 18:10
Testimony of Kimberly Perry Executive Director before the DC Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 14:58
The District’s New Fiscal Year Begins Today. Here’s What it Means for Children and Youth
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 15:00
Testimony of Ryllie Danylko, Policy Analyst before the Committee of the Whole
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 18:03
Budget Recap: The FY22 Budget Increases Investments in Birth-to-Three and Advances Pay Equity for Thousands of Early Childhood Educators
Wed, 09/15/2021 - 16:54
Guaranteed Basic Income Series: #2
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 17:57
PRESS RELEASE: Final Budget Provides Some Support for Youth Experiencing Homelessness, But Not Enough
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 15:59






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