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The Sycamore Institute Launches New Statewide Community Council April 16, 2024 - The Sycamore Institute announces the Community Council, whose first 20 members include key public, private, and nonprofit sector leaders from across the state who represent Tennesseans' wide-ranging experiences and perspectives.
The Sycamore Institute to Serve as Tennessee’s New Home for KIDS COUNT® April 9, 2024 - Starting this year, the Sycamore Institute will serve as the new home in Tennessee for KIDS COUNT®, an initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation with one partner organization serving every state.
Meet Our Staff: David Simpson March 22, 2024 - The Sycamore Institute recently welcomed David Simpson to our full-time staff as our senior policy analyst.
Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2024 March 19, 2024 - As of February 29, 2024, Tennessee had collected about 52% of the $22.7 billion in total budgeted revenue for the current fiscal year.
Child Mental Health Programs and Services in Tennessee March 13, 2024 - Several state agencies and private providers support youth mental health. In general, the state’s largest investments have been made through school health programs, community mental health centers, and TennCare.
2022 Census Data on Income & Poverty in Tennessee March 7, 2024 - Tennessee saw continued increases in income in 2022 while poverty rates held steady. Median household income in the state reached $65,200 last year, meaning half of households had less income and half had more.