We are pleased to present our new Outcomes Dashboard – an online tool that provides detailed information about how we invest our funds and the many ways children and families benefit as a result.
The dashboard is divided into six buttons with information about our investments, demographics of children and parents served, and key outcomes related to child care quality improvements, preschool enrollment, early intervention services, and support for at-risk families.
Who knew the most fascinating presentation at a conference I attended recently would be from a demographer?
Dowell Meyers, a professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, presented demographic data and projections that dispelled many assumptions about California’s population and made a strong case for why investing in our children is more important than ever before.
Here are some highlights:
California’s population is declining, especially its child population.
Former projections estimated that the state would reach 50 million residents by 2032. The new projection is now 17 years later – 2049.