Improve services for children, youth and families in Maryland

Through research, communications, community organizing and education of key decision makers, Advocates for Children and Youth has won important victories for children in Maryland and continues to promote evidence-based, cost-effective programs in education, health, child welfare, juvenile justice, economic security and racial equity.

1. Prevent child illness

2. Raise the education bar

3. Reduce racial inequality

4. Keep kids safely in their homes and communities

5. Support family self-sufficiency