Introducing the CFCR/CIS ‘State of Our Children’ Report
Sobering statistics meant to ‘galvanize the community’‘
For more than
30 years, the Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR) has produced an annual
report, formerly known as the “State of Mecklenburg’s Children,” as a data
resource on children and families in our community. This year, CFCR partnered
with Communities In Schools (CIS) to create an expanded report to address community
efforts to increase equity and opportunity for all Mecklenburg County children.
comes to improving the lives of our children, collaboration is the key to real,
sustainable impact,” the opening to the report reads. “We are stronger when we
have a shared understanding of our local, community context. We all want the
best possible outcomes for our children, but we need shared resources and a
common language to tackle the challenge.”
Access the full report here. You can also watch the news report featuring “The State of our Children” by clicking here.