Events

Event Listings


Mar
21
2012
Ended

We're excited to partner with MomsRising.org to host a Twitter "Tweetup" on the big wins for kids in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We're especially excited to be joined by special guest Dr. George Askew, Senior...

Jan
26
2012
Ended

Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

When children get more resources, they do better. But across the US, there exists enormous variation in public investments made in children – and as a result, enormous variation in child outcomes across states and regions....

Jan
25
2012
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

Sponsored by: Children’s Hospital Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Family Voices, First Focus, Georgetown Center for Children and Families and March of Dimes An educational staff briefing on the Fundamentals of How Medicaid Works for Kids....

Dec
15
2011
Ended

Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

The true impact of the economic downturn on children has not always been easy to see – especially through traditional economic indicators such as unemployment or GDP. Yet the recession undoubtedly has taken a toll on...

Dec
13
2011
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus, in conjunction with the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and The Children's Partnership, sponsored a Congressional Briefing on "Fixing the Kid Glitch: Treasury Regulations...

Nov
14
2011
Ended

The Coalition for Access and Opportunity invites you to join Stan Dorn, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute, and Claudia Page, Co-Director of Social Interest Solutions, to learn about the remarkable opportunities for state health and human service integration under...

Sep
21
2011
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus, in conjunction with Representative Rosa DeLauro and the Foundation for Child Development, hosted a Congressional briefing on "Living on the Edge: America's Low-Earning Families" One in three working families today find that employment does...

Jul
21
2011
Ended

National Press Club, Washington, DC

First Focus hosted the third national Children’s Budget Summit on July 21, 2011 to galvanize children's advocates, the media, Members of Congress, and the public to protect the best interests of children as our nation finds solutions to...

Jul
07
2011
Ended

National Council of La Raza, Washington, District of Columbia

The start of the summer marks the beginning of the harvest season for more than 400,000 children in America’s fields. Join us as we explore the plight of farmworker children and discuss what we can do...

Jun
28
2011
Ended

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) will chair the first-ever Senate hearing on the DREAM Act Tuesday, June 28th, at 10:00 am ET. The hearing will be in room 226, of the Dirksen Senate Office...

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