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Migrant children in government custody deserve healthy meals and adequate nutrition

| July 9, 2018 |

In the wake of the administration’s catastrophic and cruel zero tolerance policy at the southern border, advocates, policymakers and the public are demanding renewed


House TANF Bill Does Not Go Far Enough in Reducing Child Poverty

| June 1, 2018 |

Last week, the House Ways & Means Committee passed the Joining Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act (H.R. 5861), which reauthorizes


This Foster Care Month, Pass Laws to Improve the Lives of Foster Children

| May 7, 2018 |

May is National Foster Care Month. Last week President Trump issued a statement in support of this recognition and expressed gratitude for the thousands


New HUD Proposals Are the Wrong Direction for Children

| April 27, 2018 |

Affordable housing remains one of the main barriers to economic stability for many families. Housing costs continue to increase in the United States, yet


Separating Children From Their Families Is Cruel and Un-American

| April 26, 2018 |

An 18-month-old toddler is currently being held in San Antonio while the mother is 120 miles away in an immigration detention center. A mother


The Serious Danger of Administrative Attacks Upon Medicaid

| April 17, 2018 |

While 2017 saw multiple legislative assaults upon the Affordable Care Act, and long-standing health care for highly vulnerable people through the Medicaid Program, these


The March for Our Lives: Not a Moment, A Movement

| March 26, 2018 |

This is part one of our series on the March for Our Lives. Stay tuned for part two. This weekend, more than 500,000 people


The State of Play for DACA and Dreamers

| February 9, 2018 |

On Friday morning, Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act which included important gains for children and families such as: An additional four-year extension of


Building on the Foundation of FMLA: How Paid and Medical Family Leave Would Help Children Nationwide

| February 5, 2018 |

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), landmark legislation which guarantees up to 12 weeks


Continuing Resolutions Leave Kids Hanging in the Balance

| January 16, 2018 |

Welcome to a new year with the same broken budget process. This week, Congress faces yet another deadline to fund the government for Fiscal