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A Senate Majority Is Allowing Child Poverty to Nearly Double

| January 6, 2022 |

Former Secretary Robert Reich asks a very important question: Why has America chosen to dramatically reduce poverty among the nation’s elderly but not among our children?


What’s at stake for kids if Congress doesn’t pass Build Back Better

| December 22, 2021 |

As negotiations have stalled and the fate of the Build Back Better Act hangs in the balance, children stand to lose access to monthly


Just in time for the holidays, Congress may slash benefits for struggling families

| December 9, 2021 |

Next week, millions of families will receive the last child tax credit payment of 2021. That we know for certain. But much else when


Parents Want a Forward-Looking Children’s Agenda, Not Book Bans

| December 5, 2021 |

There is no doubt that parents are frustrated, overwhelmed, and at wits’ end after nearly two years of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rough


What Congress can do about hunger & homelessness this holiday season

| November 22, 2021 |

Heading into Thanksgiving, the negative economic reverberations of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be strongest for families with children who were already struggling to


On World Children’s Day, Has the US Made Progress on Children’s Rights?

| November 20, 2021 |

Today is World Children’s Day, first established by the United Nations in 1954 to celebrate children and commit to improving their well-being.   World Children’s Day is


Build Back Better package is part of a larger fight to end child poverty in America

| October 26, 2021 |

For the first time in generations, we are on the precipice of making serious and long-term progress to reduce our stubbornly high rate of


Why Paris Hilton and I were at the Capitol yesterday

| October 21, 2021 |

You may have heard that Paris Hilton made a visit to Congress yesterday. Social media certainly stood up and paid attention when they heard


Congress won’t cut kids out — if we do this…

| October 15, 2021 |

Right now, Congress has the opportunity to cut child poverty, ensure more kids have access to health care, and save our struggling child care system. Some


All you need to know about child poverty in one simple chart

| September 16, 2021 |

On Tuesday, U.S. Census Bureau released their annual report on income, earnings, income inequality, and poverty in the United States, and, as usual, it