- MCCF member Michigan Council for Maternal and Child Health has co-sponsored a new and updated series of issue briefs to advocate for children's health in our state. The four briefs address: Access to Care, Childhood Overweight and Obesity, Infant Mortality and Childhood Immunizations.
- Michigan Radio has launched a three-year special reporting series called State of Opportunity focused on the many issues related to childhood poverty in Michigan.
- MCCF member Michigan League for Human Services recently released their 2012 "Labor Day Report" on the state of Michigan's workforce, unemployment and poverty amongst working Families.
The Michigan Coalition for Children and Families (MCCF) is a statewide, non-partisan network supported by numerous child-focused advocacy and service organizations and individuals. Together, we advocate for policies to improve the quality of life for Michigan children and families.
Right Start in Michigan
Unequal opportunity begins at birth. Not all Michigan babies are born in good health, and the risk of an unhealthy birth is greater among low-income and less-educated mothers. Read Right Start in Michigan 2012 for a closer look at maternal and infant well-being.
Kids Count in Michigan
Kids Count in Michigan is part of a broad national effort to measure the well-being of children at the state and local levels, and use that information to shape efforts to improve the lives of children. For more information, the 2012 Data Book and county profiles visit the Kids Count website.