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9/15/2022 – THE UPDATE | September 15  The start of the school year can bring a range of feelings into focus for District families. Many are relieved that summer is over, and they have increased support from "the village" of educators and out-of-school programs. 

8/18/2022 – THE UPDATE | August 18  Check our latest updates including our some new OST Voices blogs, a reflection from one of our summer fellows, and a staffing update!

7/14/2022 – THE UPDATE | July 14

6/23/2022 – THE UPDATE | June 23  

6/17/2022 – Juneteenth: Commemoration, Education, and Action On June 19, we commemorate the end of slavery with a celebration now known as Juneteenth, a reminder of not just freedom won, but how it is fought for and ultimately realized.

6/8/2022 – What the District’s FY23 Budget Means for Children, Youth, and Families  The DC Council approved the final vote on the FY23 budget. Here's what it means for our priorities

6/2/2022 – THE UPDATE | June 2  The latest DC Action updates including updates about the Council's second budget vote and our new OST Voices blog


5/25/2022 – Take Action | May 25  Step 1: Show Compassion, Step 2: Take Action

5/19/2022 – THE UPDATE | May 19  The latest DC Action updates including our new OST Voices blog, a policy snapshot update and a call to action.

5/12/2022 – THE UPDATE: DC Council Holds First Vote on Budget    We will continue to advocate for our recommendations ahead of the second FY23 vote

5/5/2022 – The UPDATE | May 5, 2022    We work every day to uplift and empower youth and we are filled with gratitude for the support we receive.


4/22/2022 – The UPDATE | April 22, 2022    Check out our latest updates surrounding the FY 2023 budget mark-ups and several calls to action!

4/8/2022 –   The UPDATE | April 8, 2022    


3/25/2022 – The UPDATE | March 25, 2022    Check out our thoughts on the Mayor's FY23 budget release, our latest OST voices blog, and more!

3/10/2022 – The UPDATE | March 10, 2022     


2/28/2022 – The UPDATE | February 28, 2022     Check out our latest OST Voices blog and testimony from last week's performance oversight hearings

2/24/2022 – The UPDATE | February 24, 2022     DC Action's latest updates on home visiting, youth justice and upcoming performance oversight hearings.

2/10/2022 – The UPDATE | February 10, 2022   


1/28/2022 – The UPDATE | January 28, 2022   Collective voices are coming together for social change and action.

1/13/2022 – The UPDATE | January 13, 2022   2022 is here and we're ready to get started!


12/28/2021 – Kim Perry | Inspired by our Collective Impact  Take a look at the impactful actions we've taken to build a powerful advocacy for kids and youth. 

12/21/21 – Roberto | Let's strengthen all home visiting programs in the District  Parents don't receive an instruction manual. 

12/14/21 – Maggie Riden | Help us make sure no young person ever experiences homelessness  Each night, thousands of youth don't have a safe place to call home.

12/9/21 – The UPDATE | December 9, 2021  Out-of-school time programs are an accessible, inclusive solution to preventing and interrupting violence.

12/7/21 – Alethea Etinoff | Help strengthen the District's early childhood system in 2022!  A child's future begins with their parents and with early educators.

12/2/21 – The UPDATE | December 2, 2021  From new staff to our latest blogs about advocating for language access and youth employment, our newsletter has it all. 


11/30/21 – Tiffany Ward | Together on Giving Tuesday We Can Strengthen Our Advocacy in 2022  We can't accept the status quo when it comes to our children and youth

11/18/21 – The UPDATE | November 18, 2021  Driving social change within our communities testifying on youth homelessness and honoring Black Babies Month. 

11/10/21 – The UPDATE | November 10, 2021  Youth forum, advocacy for the early learning community and more.

11/3/21 – The UPDATE | November 3, 2021  Did you miss the Fall Reception and Awards Ceremony? That's okay, here's a recap.


10/29/21 – The UPDATE | October 29, 2021  How Biden's plan might spark gains for children and families.

10/14/21 – The UPDATE | October 14, 2021  Task force takes on equitable early educator compensation.

10/6/21 – The UPDATE | October 6, 2021 While confirmed COVID-19 cases among children are less common than among adults, more than 10,000 District children and youth have still contracted the disease.


Earlier newsletters are archived here.