• 2016 National Kids Count Data Book

    2016KCDB_badge01_150px Michigan dropped to 40th in the nation for children’s education, according to the new 2016 KIDS COUNT®Data Book from the Annie. E. Casey Foundation. In Michigan, more than half of young children are not in preschool, 71 percent of fourth-graders are not proficient in reading, and 71 percent of eighth-graders are not proficient in math. Report | News release | Michigan profile | Blog
  • Budget Briefs

    capdome_114347_7The League’s Budget Briefs will keep you abreast of the latest state budget developments that affect children, families and economically vulnerable people in Michigan.

    Budget Briefs | A First Look at the Governor's 2016-2017 Budget | Fact Sheet: Michigan's Budget: How Much is There to Work With?

  • Cities in Crisis

    Cities in crisis logo SNIPThe Flint water crisis calls for long-term solutions to help the children and people of Flint and points to the need for greater investment in infrastructure, health and nutrition across the state. We are working on a series of fact sheets that will be posted here.

    Blog | Statement | Testimony | Cities in Crisis