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The Biden Administration and Congress Must Protect Transgender Kids

| May 7, 2021 |

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Biden addressed transgender youth directly: “I want you to know your president has


This is Our Moment — an announcement.

| April 15, 2021 |

I firmly believe that this is our moment. I don’t need to explain to any of you how bad things have been — this past


Ending criminalization in schools

| March 19, 2021 |

Schools should represent the idyllic sandbox of a hopeful future. Then, they are society’s incubators where young people together begin to envision a shared


Cutting Child Poverty in Half Is Historic

| March 16, 2021 |

Children in the wealthiest nation in the world should not be living in poverty. And yet, 1 in 6 children in the United States


The American Rescue plan puts us on a pathway to end child poverty within a generation if…

| March 11, 2021 |

Moments ago, President Biden signed legislation that will do more to improve the lives of children than any other law in nearly 25 years.


Congress is Taking Action to Ensure We Cut Child Poverty in Half

| March 3, 2021 |

House and Senate Democrats are poised to re-introduce the Child Poverty Reduction Act tomorrow. Led by Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) and Sen. Bob Casey


Letter: In Support of Xavier Becerra for HHS Secretary

| February 19, 2021 |

First Focus on Children sent the following letter to the Chairpersons and Ranking Members of the Senate Finance Committee and Health, Education, Labor, and


This Black History Month, The Biden Administration Must Stand with Black Immigrant Children

| February 16, 2021 |

For many, the inauguration of the Biden Administration represented a change in direction from the many harmful policies of the previous administration, particularly in


Promises to Keep: A Historic Moment to Cut Child Poverty

| February 11, 2021 |

No child should live in poverty in a country with the wealth of ours. Yet, there were 12 million children in the United States living


More than ever, we need Champions for Children — these are policymakers meeting the moment

| February 4, 2021 |

Our nation’s children face multiple challenges to their well-being stemming from years of a declining share of federal investments in their future, the COVID-19