Letters and Correspondences

Comments for National Academy of Sciences Information Gathering Session on Child Poverty

Housing & Homelessness
Poverty & Family Economics

In preparation for the National Academy of Sciences information gathering session on their child poverty study, “Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years,” First Focus submitted commentary on the state of child poverty in the United States. 

First Focus lobbied Congress to fund this study in the 2016 omnibus and supported the efforts ofCongresswoman Lee and Congresswoman Roybal-Allard in championing this study. 

Read the comments here.

Resources:

Event: Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years

Blog Post: A Big Win for Children in the Omnibus: A National Academy of Sciences Study on Child Poverty