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January '24                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Best is Yet to Come!

February '24                                                                                                                                                                                                                Giving Love & Support this February

March '24                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Empowering Tennessee Families

April '24                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Welcoming New Beginnings

May '24
Embracing Springtime Traditions

January '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rate of Kids Without Health Insurance Decreased Nationwide and in 21 States in 2021, Inequities Persist                                                The State of the Child 2022 Report out January 11, 2023 - Read Here

February '23                                                                                                                                                                                                         Safe, stable, nurturing relationships create positive childhood experiences.

March '23                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mental health is just as important as physical health.

April '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                   April is All About the Brain

May '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                      May is the Perfect Month to Stock up on Books 

June '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Title II Federal Forumla Grant Applications 

July '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beat the Heat this July      

August '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Get Back to School Ready

September '23                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gear up for Fall

October '23                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harvesting Hope: Nurturing Families in October

November '23                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hello November: A Not of Gratitude

Decmeber '23                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fostering Holiday Joy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

December '22                                                                                                                                                                                                        KIDS COUNT Since Pandemic's Start, 42 States See Rise in Fourth-Graders Below Reading Proficiency

November '22                                                                                                                                                                                                     F.L.Y. Girl Program    

October '22                                                                                                                                                                                                                YTAC 2022 Annual Report

September '22 
TCCY FY2023-24 Budget Recommendations

August '22
Tennessee KIDS COUNT Data Book

July '22
TCAP Results

June '22
Formula shortage, how to talk to your children about tragedies, and the Child Tax Credit

May '22
Children's Mental Health Acceptance Week and Children's Book Week

April '22
CAD 2022 Review

March '22 
County Profiles in Child Well-Being

February '22
Teen Dating Violence, Winter Weather Safety, Black History Month

January '22
A Year in Review

December '21                                                                                                                                                                                                       The State of The Child 2021

November '21                                                                                                                                                                                           Children's Mental Health

October '21                                                                                                                                                                                                          SIDS Awareness Month and Talking to Children About Natural Disasters

September '21                                                                                                                                                                                               Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Tennessee Data Update

August '21                                                                                                                                                                                                             Back to School

July '21                                                                                                                                                                                                                     KIDS COUNT Data Book and Summer Safety

June '21                                                                                                                                                                                                               What Happens Here Matters There

May '21                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mental Health Month

April '21                                                                                                                                                                                                             American Rescue Plan Act and Child Abuse Prevention Month

March '21                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cold Weather and Children's Mental Health

February '21                                                                                                                                                                                                 Supporting Kids and Caregivers, Black History Month

January '21
COVID-19, New Year and Juvenile Justice

December '20
Health, Holidays and Economics

November '20
Health, Voting and Child Welfare

October '20 
Mental Health, Health, Economics and Education

December '19
Advocates, Enjoy the Holidays
Health Care, etc
November '19
Publications, Adoption, Funds
August '19
TN Making Strides
Sep. '19
Suicide Prevention Month
June '19
July '19
Back to School
April '19
Child Abuse Prevention Month
May '19
Foster Care/Mental Health
February '19
March '19
Nutrition Month
  January '19
December '18
October '18
Mental Health
November '18
July '18
Learning Continues
August '18
May '18
Mental Health/Foster Care
Who Are Our Neighbors
March '18
Home Visiting
April '18
Child Abuse Prevention Month
January '18
February '18
Early Learning/Opportunity
November '17
December '17
Human Rights/Juvenile Justice
September' 17
Suicide Prevention
October '17
Domestic Violence

July' 17
Education Supports

August '17
Juvenile Justice


May '17
Children's Mental Health

June '17
Safe Sleep


March '17
Nutrition Month

April '17
Child Abuse Prevention


January '17
Health Care

February '17
KIDS COUNT, Advocacy Tool




November '16
YTAC Report

December '16
Happy Holidays


September '16
Recovery Month

October '16
Data as Advocacy Tool


July '16
Juvenile Justice

August '16


May '16
Foster Care

June '16


March '16
Children's Advocacy Days

April '16
Child Abuse Prevention


January '16
Second Look Commission

February '16
Home Visiting


Nov. 18, '13
TCCY Newsletter

Dec. 16, '13
December Newsletter


March '13
Youth Transitions

June '13


September '12
Infant Mortality

February '13
Second Look Commission


March '12

June '12
FY 2011-12 Update


September '11
Suicide Prevention

January '12
Juvenile Justice


April '11
Advocacy 2011

May '11
Resource Mapping


September '10
Suicide Prevention

February '11
Home Visitation


January '10
Childhood Trauma

May '10
Early Education


July '09
Health Care

October '09
Suicide Prevention


March '09
State Custody

June '09
Legislative Wrap Up


June '08
Substance Abuse II

December '08
Council on Children's Mental Health


September '07
Suicide Prevention

May '08
Substance Abuse I


June '07
Blueprint for Success

August '07
Children in Care


April '07
Mental Health

May '07
Health Disparity


June '06
Legislative Wrap Up

September '06
Positive Learning Climate


December 05
50 Year Celebration

May '06
After-School Programs


April 05
Juvenile Detention Reform

October '05
School Health


October 04
Juvenile Justice and Mental Health

January '05
System of Care


June 04

August '04
Teen Suicide


November '03
DMC Report

May '04
CPORT Evaluation


June '03

October '03
Family Literacy


February '03

April '03
Early Childhood Education

May '02

September '02
Teen Courts

October '01
Unmet Needs

December '01
Juvenile Justice

April '01
2001 Legislation

June '01
Foster Care
December '00
Minority Over-
September '00
Foster Care
June '00
Juvenile Justice

April '00
Child Care
December '99
Mental Health

August '99
Brain Development
June '99
Judges Survey

May '99
Judges Survey
November '98
School Safety

August '98
TN Kids
May '98
February '98
Child Abuse

Jonquil Newland

Director of Media Relations

(615) 767-0140 (work mobile)