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Congress May Be at Recess, but Advocates Still Hard at Work

| September 6, 2016 |

Youth Today By Allen Fennewald 9/6/2016 When Congress adjourns for recess, youth welfare advocates often take a break during the summer. However, with the presidential

Embrace Our Nation’s Diversity and Youth, Not Walls

| September 5, 2016 |

Huffington Post By Bruce Lesley 9/5/16 It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and

Home Visiting Programs Work: Here’s the Proof

| August 22, 2016 |

The Chronicle of Social Change By Karen Howard 8/22/16 As a career advocate for children, I applaud Los Angeles County’s innovative efforts to reduce child

Former foster kids tell Congress what policies they needed

| August 20, 2016 |

Bryan County News By Lois M. Collins 8/20/16 When Vaneshia Reed was 15, she was removed from the home of her mother, who abused

Pay Up or Park: Texas Links Child Support to Car Registration

| August 9, 2016 |

Governing The state’s rare approach is meant to increase child support payments. But some say it will do the opposite. By J.B. Wogan 8/9/16

Tackling Child Poverty in the U.S: Lessons from the U.K.

| July 28, 2016 |

Washington Monthly Increasing financial support for children and their families should be the starting point. By Lara Burt 7/28/16 In 1999, U.K. Prime Minister Tony

Mi Historia Americana (Spanish Radio)

| July 27, 2016 |

Mega 101-FM Houston By Eli Escobar 7/27/16 Mi Historia Americana es una campaña para crear conciencia y educar al público Americano sobre el impacto

Advocacy Groups: Child Poverty Being Ignored In Presidential Campaign

| July 27, 2016 |

News Talk 94.9 WSJM 7/27/16 As the presidential campaigns ramp up, some experts are concerned the issue of child poverty is being ignored. Child

Both Parties Seen Missing Mark on Childhood Poverty

| July 27, 2016 |

Public News Service 7/25/2016 With the Democratic National Convention kicking off today, advocates say both political parties are ignoring a major problem in New

Experts: Unimproved Child Poverty Rates Ignored by Presidential Candidates

| July 26, 2016 |

KIOW Mix 107.3-FM By AJ Taylor 7/26/16 The percentage of children living in poverty has not improved much since the Great Recession. In Iowa,