Gun violence is a public health issue. Similar to other public health issues, we can’t tackle them with one single answer.
News, updates and stories from the Advocacy and Health Policy team at Children’s.
At Children’s Minnesota, it is our vision to be every family’s partner in raising healthier children. That means advocating for policies, education and awareness that will create healthier, more secure and happy lives for all kids.
Children’s Minnesota is urging our U.S. senators and representatives to protect children and extend CHIP funding immediately. Children’s health shouldn’t be a partisan issue.
Children’s MN Takes to Capitol Hill: Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Advocacy Day
In July, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.
The Brorson family’s world turned upside down when their three-week-old son, Brayden, was diagnosed with cancer. Brayden is now an active five-year–old thanks to the health care coverage he received through Medicaid. Learn more about the important role medical assistance plays in caring for children, and join our advocacy network today.
In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.
“The Raising of America” is airing across the U.S. in an effort to spark a national discussion by exploring the history of policies that impact children’s earliest years.
In June, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association's Family Advocacy Day.
The bill signed by Gov. Mark Dayton is one that satisfies most in the health and human services committee.
GoNoodle offers "brain breaks" as part of class curriculum. Children's Minnesota sponsors it in 336 Twin Cities-area elementary schools.