Letters and Correspondences Resources

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Congress Calls on the President to Ban Child Labor

| October 18, 2016 |

On October 18, 2017, Rep. Cicilline and 46 additional members of Congress called on President Obama to ban child labor in U.S. tobacco fields.

Comments to the ICE Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers

| October 7, 2016 |

  On October 7th, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers held a meeting to discuss the subcommittee’s reports

Letters to Congress: Pass a Short-Term CR, Address Zika Virus

| September 14, 2016 |

On September 14, 2016, members of the Children’s Budget Coalition submitted a letter to the Senate and House of Representatives urging Congress to prioritize investments in

Act Now to Support the Family First Act

| July 1, 2016 |

Join advocates to support the passage of the Family First Services Prevention Act of 2016. Add your name here.   Full letter: June 30,

Diverse coalition asks DOJ to stop deportation proceedings for children without counsel

| April 29, 2016 |

Today, a group of 177 children’s rights, civil rights, human rights, faith-based, medical, labor, education, and immigrants’ rights organizations, including First Focus, sent a letter

Statement for the Record: Examining the Opioid Epidemic: Challenges and Opportunities

| March 11, 2016 |

On March 8, the First Focus State Policy and Advocacy Reform Center submitted a Statement for the Record in response to the hearing titled

Letter: Medicaid and CHIP financing

| February 29, 2016 |

This letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee’s health subcommittee leadership outlines our observations of the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage

50+ Children’s Groups to President Obama: Stop the Raids

| January 21, 2016 |

First Focus led this sign-on letter to President Obama, signed by over 50 leading children’s advocacy organizations, expressing opposition to the recent immigration raids carried

Comments on proposed rule to update Head Start performance standards

| September 17, 2015 |

First Focus submitted these comments the proposed rule to update Head Start performance standards. Our recommendations are to provide programs with guidance and flexibility to transition

Children’s Budget Coalition Letter on Protecting Children in Year-End Budget Negotiations

| August 18, 2015 |

First Focus coordinated this letter to congressional leadership co-signed by 14 organizational members of the Children’s Budget Coalition. The letter observes that budget caps have