May is Asthma Awareness Month. Use this toolkit to start a conversation about childhood asthma in your community. New federal policy clarifies that community prevention efforts are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement. Take a look back at the Coalition’s 2013 accomplishments, and a look forward with us toward the 2014 priorities of our three workgroups, policymaker  outreach and education, and plans to engage coalition members and expand media outreach. U.S. Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Allergy & Asthma Caucus, speaks at a Capitol Hill asthma prevention briefing. The Affordable Care Act presents a range of new opportunities to improve health care access, coverage and outcomes for children with asthma.

Asthma is the most common chronic childhood health condition, affecting 1-in-7 U.S. kids. The Childhood Asthma Leadership Coalition brings together leading advocates and experts in diverse fields to help policymakers meet this challenge and improve the health of America's children. Learn more about our work.