By Kimberly Perry | Within every ward the median income for white families is higher than the median income for Black families, and poverty is higher for Black residents than for white residents.
By Matthew Hanson | The right to choose our elected officials and participate in policy making debates and decisions is fundamental to achieving so many of the other outcomes that we are working towards.
DC Kids Count 2020: The Statistics Are Undeniable Affirmations of the Failure of “Color-Blind” Policies
By Kimberly Perry | We know the District’s young people can accomplish anything when given a fair chance. And we also know how much stands in their way—particularly those most affected by poverty and racism.
Children and young adults need a lot of support—from family, community, and school—to thrive. This DC Kids Count report explores many measures of child and youth well-being in economic justice, health and safety, and education.
DC Action partnered with Black Swan Academy and Mikva Challenge DC during August to sponsor census internships for District youth to conduct text-banking and outreach in their communities.