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Undergraduates Present Research at Summer Symposium

Summer Biden School Fellows practice public speaking and present their research in campuswide event
 

Delaware Ranks 30th in Child Well-Being

2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, analyzes how children and families are faring.
 

Delaware's Kids and Economic Security

KIDS COUNT in Delaware published a brief to supplement the fourth webinar in our "Data to Action" series, which took place in February 2022, focused on Economic Security.
 

CCRS Releases Research Brief on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Delaware

CCRS has released a new brief regarding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) both in Delaware and across the United States and the Delaware programs related to it.
 
DELAWARE FOCUS: HEALTH INEQUITIES AND RACISM IN THE FIRST STATE

​Health is often defined as a state of physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease.   Social circumstances and our living and working conditions -- referred to as social determinants of health (SDH) -- are the most important drivers of health.  For more information...

DELAWARE FOCUS: TRACKING RACIAL & ETHNIC DATA TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR KIDS

​Delaware data indicate that our children do not all have access to the same opportunities. Disparities exist in well-being outcomes along racial and ethnic lines in nearly every indicator of child well-being tracked. Effective change must start with accurate, reliable, unbiased data. The KIDS COUNT Data Center provides access to hundreds of indicators of child well-being for state and national geographies, including data disaggregated by race/ethnicity. For more information…

NOW & THEN: A 25-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE ON THE WELL-BEING OF DELAWARE'S CHILDREN

​The 25th edition of KIDS COUNT in Delaware Fact Book examines how Delaware’s child population has changed over the course of two and a half decades. We as a state have failed to eliminate the persistent racial and ethnic inequities that are shown in the measures of child well-being. These barriers persist even with the broad progress of the past twenty-five years. For more information…

STRUCTURAL RACISM AS A FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF HEALTH INEQUITIES

​This policy brief describes the role of racism in creating and perpetuating inequities in health among Black communities in the United States.  It defines structural racism with a social determinants of health framework and highlights ways in which residential segregation is connected with poor living, working, and social conditions that threaten good health.  For more information...