Press Releases



New Census Data: 1.8 Million Children in California Lived in Poverty in 2016
September 14, 2017, Children's Defense Fund-California

Key Statistics and Resources Child Poverty in California Based on New U.S. Census Data
September 14, 2017, Children's Defense Fund-California



Report: California Makes Huge Strides in Covering Children
October 28, 2015, Children’s Health Coalition

Children’s Health Advocates Applaud Signing of SB 4
October 9, 2015, Children's Health Coverage Coalition

New Report Highlights Need to Address Child Trauma
September 21, 2015, Children’s Defense Fund - California

New Census Data: More than 2 Million California Children Live in Poverty
September 17, 2015, Children's Defense Fund - California

Contra Costa County Bans Solitary Confinement of Youth
May 21, 2015, Children's Defense Fund - California

Children's Health Coalition Commends Dr. Ross On His Covered California Board Leadership
December 22, 2014, Children's Health Coverage Coalition


New Rules Allow More Than 700,000 Californians to Express Enroll in Medi-Cal
February 20, 2014, California Children's Health Coalition

Governor’s Budget Proposal Falls Short for California’s Poor Children
January 9, 2014, Children's Defense Fund - California

Governor’s budget doesn’t go far enough to ensure children’s health
January 9, 2014, Children's Defense Fund - California