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Advocating for children’s health: Family Advocacy Day 2018

Children’s Minnesota recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.

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In the Crosshairs of Gun Violence: Our Children

Gun violence is a public health issue. Similar to other public health issues, we can’t tackle them with one single answer.

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Advancing health equity for all Minnesota’s children

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.

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Help Protect the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

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.

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Our children’s health depends on a strong pediatric care system

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.

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Getting ready for school… 5 years in advance

In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.

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Early childhood in America

“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.

Children’s Minnesota celebrates family advocacy in Washington, D.C.

In June, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association's Family Advocacy Day.

Minnesota House and Senate compromise leads to health care investments

The bill signed by Gov. Mark Dayton is one that satisfies most in the health and human services committee.