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NC Child in the News

Spectrum Local News

N.C. Short on School Nurses as Students Head Back to Class During Pandemic

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Education NC

What is the pandemic teaching us about our support for young children?

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NCGA Front View

Greensboro News & Record

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

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NC Policy Watch

Issues impacting vulnerable kids and their families as schools reopen

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CBS17

Study: Youth who vape are at much higher risk of COVID-19

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The McDowell News

Uninsured North Carolina children up 13%

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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

Campaigns 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

Policy Director

Topics: State legislation and policy affecting children and families.
Early childhood education, health care, juvenile justice, hunger and nutrition.
Vikki Crouse

Vikki Crouse

Policy Analyst & KIDSCOUNT Project Director

Spanish-language media contact.

Topics: Children’s environmental health, NC Child research and data products, 2020 Census, Annual County Data Cards, Child Health Report Card, KIDS COUNT

Latest Press Release

“Clean Water for Carolina Kids” Program Wins Harvard’s Roy Award for Environmental Partnership

NC Child & partners’ work protects North Carolina’s children from dangerous lead exposure  
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