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Issue Brief: How Tax Credits Could Provide Transition-Age Youth Greater Financial Stability

| January 21, 2022 |

Who are Transition-Age Youth?  Transition-Age Youth (“TAY”) are teenagers and young adults between ages 16 and 24 who are making the transition to adulthood.

Policy Brief: Early Childhood Continuous Eligibility

| December 21, 2021 |

Background  Children are the future of our country’s economy and success, and their healthy development is essential for our country’s development. Providing children with

Policy Brief: 10 Ways to Improve the Health Coverage of America’s Children

| November 10, 2021 |

While much progress has been made in health care coverage for children, there is still more to do to ensure that the more than

Fact Sheet: Medicaid — Cost-Effective Coverage that Works for Kids

| November 9, 2021 |

Medicaid is a public health insurance program, operated as a partnership between the federal government and the states, that provides health insurance coverage to

Fact Sheet: Key Takeaways from Children’s Budget 2021

| November 3, 2021 |

First Focus on Children is proud to release the Children’s Budget Book 2021, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the share of spending allocated

Fact Sheet: Child Impact Statements

| September 25, 2021 |

What are Child Impact Statements? Child impact statements answer fundamental questions about how a policy may benefit or harm a child. They are developed

Fact Sheet: Child Poverty in the Wake of COVID-19

| September 23, 2021 |

On September 14, 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau released national child poverty estimates for 2020, including both the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) and the

Fact Sheet: LIFT the BAR Act

| September 8, 2021 |

Children of immigrants and immigrant children make up one-quarter of all U.S. kids and represent the fastest growing group of children in America. Despite

Fact Sheet: TPS Redesignation for Haiti

| April 30, 2021 |

What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary immigrant status created by Congress that allows individuals already in the

Fact Sheet: The REAL impact of COVID-19 on kids

| April 22, 2021 |

Way back at the beginning of this pandemic, a narrative took hold that kids are not affected. Now, more than a year in, it