Email Newsletter Archive
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.