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October 2019

More Kids in Georgia are Uninsured

More Kids in Georgia are Uninsured

Published: Oct 30, 2019   |   Category: touchpoints

The state of Georgia has the 5th highest rate of uninsured children in the nation, according to a new report from Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Georgia’s rate of uninsured children was 8.1% in 2018, up from 6.7% in 2016. The rate of uninsured children nationwide increased from 4.7 percent to 5.2 percent between 2016 […]

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Georgia Sees Significant Increase in Uninsured Kids

Published: Oct 30, 2019   |   Category: Press Releases

Atlanta, Ga. – An estimated 217,000 children in Georgia, or 8.1% of children, were uninsured in 2018, according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. That is up 21% since 2016. The alarming trend leaves Georgia with the fifth highest rate of uninsured children in the nation. “These […]

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Child Advocacy and Policy Fellowship

Child Advocacy and Policy Fellowship

Published: Oct 17, 2019   |   Category: Blog

As an extension of our work surround the Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia’s Children report, Voices is proud to announce that we have officially kicked off our very first cohort of the Child Advocacy and Policy Fellowship! The Fellowship continues the feedback loop between Voices and communities in the state and strengthens community champions’ ability to advocate […]

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First Lady Marty Kemp Kicks Off Georgia Pre-K Week

First Lady Marty Kemp Kicks Off Georgia Pre-K Week

Published: Oct 8, 2019   |   Category: Blog

First Lady Marty Kemp kicked off the ninth annual Georgia Pre-K Week on October 7, 2019. It was Mrs. Kemp’s first official visit during Georgia Pre-K Week, a statewide event to highlight the importance of early education in Georgia. Georgia’s Pre-K Program began as a pilot program in 1993, serving just 750 children at 20 […]

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