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NC Child in the News

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Education NC

Child care centers say they’re still in need as they reopen to working parents

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NCGA Front View

News & Record

N.C. needs courageous leadership from its legislators on COVID-19

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The McDowell News

Uninsured North Carolina children up 13%

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WFAE 90.7

Number Of Uninsured Children In North Carolina Rises For A Second Year

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ABC 11

2020 Census: How unaccounted children affect your community

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WRAL

Report: NC ranks 33rd in child well-being, made 'mixed progress' on health, poverty, education

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Staff Experts

Fawn Pattison

Fawn Pattison

Senior Campaign Director

Please contact for all media inquiries.
Michelle Hughes

Michelle Hughes

Executive Director

Primary NC Child spokesperson
Topics: Children’s health and welfare.

Direct all requests to Fawn Pattison
Whitney Tucker

Whitney Tucker

Acting Policy Director

Topics: NC Child research and data products, 2020 Census, Annual County Data Cards, Child Health Report Card, KIDS COUNT
Vikki Crouse

Vikki Crouse

Policy Analyst

Spanish-language media contact.

Topics: Children’s environmental health

Latest Press Release

New Report: Lowe’s and Food Lion Among Top US Retailers Making Major Chemical Safety Advances

In major consumer health win, retailers phasing out PFAS, the ‘forever chemicals,’ in products and food packaging FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2019 RALEIGH, N.C. – Toxic chemicals are hiding in everyday products, from cleaning products and food packaging to baby toys and electronics. A new report reveals that many of North America’s largest retail […]

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