Research and Resources

October 14, 2021

Addressing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Needs: Opportunities for Community Solutions

This report delves into the historical and escalating mental health needs of very young children, the current landscape, and the ways in which California, local agencies, and communities must bolster their support and resources in...

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October 13, 2021

COVID-19 Intensified Pre-Existing Mental Health Crisis for Children

Read our latest fact sheet that includes a snapshot of the children's mental health crisis since the pandemic began.

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September 28, 2021

Resources from The State of Latinx Children in America

On September 22, we collaborated with Children at Risk to present The State of Latinx Children in the United States to bring awareness on issues and opportunities impacting the over 18 million Latinx children living in our...

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June 30, 2021

Why is children’s enrollment in Medi-Cal lagging in California at a time when children are in most need?

Continuous coverage is essential to ensure children stay connected to health care. Read our newest fact sheet on Medi-Cal enrollment that highlights a few s

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June 22, 2021

Community Health Workers Advancing Child Health Equity

Our newest brief focuses on the community health workforce as a community-led, anti-racist solution in health care delivery for children.

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March 3, 2021

Parents of Young Children in California Continue to Struggle During the Ongoing Pandemic

One year after the United States declared a public health emergency due to COVID-19, families across California continue to...

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December 15, 2020

The Early Childhood Oral Health Assessment and the Virtual Dental Home: Lessons Learned from California’s Local Dental Pilot Projects

Our first brief in the series, Policing and the Harmful Impacts on Child Wellbeing, offers a look at how the systemic racism that...

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November 19, 2020

Policing and its Harmful Impacts on Child Wellbeing

Our first brief in the series, Policing and the Harmful Impacts on Child Wellbeing, offers a look at how the systemic racism that...

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October 14, 2020

2020 Voter Guide | To Improve The Lives Of California’s Children

California’s next governor and elected leaders will face critical policy decisions that have the power to uplift children and families and ensure...

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July 24, 2020

Urgent Federal Action Needed to Protect California’s Children and Families from Impacts of COVID-19

What do you do when a worried parent asks you to take care of their four-year-old if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deports them?

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February 28, 2020

Legal Partnering for Child Health: Snapshots of Programs Across California

Our new brief, Health Begins Where Children Live, Learn, and Play: Advancing Health Equity, provides examples of...

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November 21, 2019

Supporting Oral Health Care Access for Children Living in the Border Region of California

For children living in the border region of California, oral health needs like toothaches and cavities are exacerbated by a limited number of dental providers, declining rates of health coverage, and the current...

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November 18, 2019

The Effect of Hostile Immigration Policies on California Children’s Early Childhood Development

What do you do when a worried parent asks you to take care of their four-year-old if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deports them?

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November 6, 2019

California Telehealth Developments and Children’s Access to Care

Our recent brief, California Telehealth Developments and Children's Access to Care, summarizes the state of recent advancements in children's health through telehealth...

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October 29, 2019

Public Charge: Would it Affect Me?

Though the changes to the public charge rule were blocked by the courts, now is good time for families to prepare and...

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