This is the second of a three-part report on different ways states are preparing for and approaching efforts to count children, particularly HTC children. The report is sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Partnership for America’s Children, and Count All Kids Census 2020.


  • The report stresses the need for community level work to make local leaders aware of the importance of a complete count.
  • Some statewide organizations are undertaking efforts with legislators to fund the Count.
  • Importance of establishing communications plans based on trusted messengers.