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Jun
16
2011
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Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

How is it possible to protect children while also cutting public spending? As the U.S. makes difficult decisions on how to reduce our deficit, the approach taken by the UK government over the past year offers...

Mar
03
2011
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Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus, in conjunction with the Congressional Tri-Caucus, Representative Judy Chu and the Foundation for Child Development, held a Congressional Briefing on March 3, 2011. Entitled “Children in Immigrant Families: Ensuring Opportunity for Every Child in...

Feb
16
2011
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Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

The Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus Co-Chairs Reichert and Castor invite you to attend a briefing in coordination with The National Association of Children’s Hospitals, First Focus and Georgetown Center on Children and Families. Whether you...

Feb
02
2011
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The 112th Congress presents a challenging political landscape for advocates concerned about reducing poverty. With deficit reduction dominating the conversation, several proposals have already been set forth to slash critical services helping those struggling the most...

Dec
07
2010
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Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus, in conjunction with Representative Jim McDermott and the Foundation for Child Development, hosted a Congressional briefing on “Tackling Child Poverty & Improving Child Well-Being: Lessons from Britain.” This briefing was the second in a...

Dec
02
2010
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

Senator Dodd (D-CT) will continue his career-long efforts on behalf of children and their families with an announcement tomorrow on the results of his look into the state of the American child. Dodd, joined by Senator...

Nov
18
2010
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National Press Club, Washington, DC

This Thursday at noon, DREAM-eligible youth will join national leaders to call on Congress to pass the DREAM Act before the end of 2010.Archbishop Jose Gomez , Co-Adjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles, Chairman, U.S. Conference of Catholic...

Nov
18
2010
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Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

Investing in one’s kids is a top priority of many parents and household budgets across the nation. To be sure, parents pay for their kids’ lessons, team sports, after-school programs, health care, food, and clothing, among...

Nov
17
2010
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Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus, in conjunction with Senator Bob Casey the Foundation for Child Development and PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia invite you to a Congressional Briefing on Children in the Recession. This briefing is the...

Nov
16
2010
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

“Parity, Prevention and Health Care Reform: Meeting the challenge through adolescent mental health checkups” a health policy breakfast forum hosted by the TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University. Keynote Speaker, Honorable Doris O....

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