Events

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Sep
28
2010
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

High-quality early childhood education helps ensure our children are ready to learn and succeed in school, compete in the global economy and contribute to thriving communities. Join us September 28th as we discuss the current early...

Sep
21
2010
Ended

On Tuesday, September 21 from 2:00-3:00pm, we encourage you to join our partners, the Half in Ten campaign and the Coalition on Human Needs, for a webcast: Stories Behind the Statistics – What the 2009 Poverty...

Sep
21
2010
Ended

On September 21, Colleges, universities, education associations, and students groups will speak out to ask Congress to “Realize the DREAM” and pass the DREAM Act, legislation that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented students...

Sep
17
2010
Ended

Health care reform has the potential to dramatically change the way low-income families apply for and receive other benefits, such as nutritional assistance and the Earned Income Tax Credit. Join the Coalition to Promote Access and...

Jul
29
2010
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

Congress has made important investments in children’s health care coverage over the years from ensuring that all low-income children are eligible for Medicaid and receive all medically necessary care to enacting the Children’s Health Insurance Program....

Jul
28
2010
Ended

First Focus, Washington, DC

What could energy policy mean for kids? Does transportation policy have any impact on children? How will health reform effect kids? To answer these and other questions, we must utilize child impact assessments to systematically consider...

Jul
20
2010
Ended

Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, District of Columbia

Hundreds of DREAM Act eligible youth from around the country will gather for an annual mock graduation ceremony in front of the U.S. Capitol. For many of these students, high school graduation marks the final “normal”...

Jul
20
2010
Ended

What: Rally and march to the House and Senate office buildings Who: Hundreds of DREAM Act eligible young people and allies When: Tuesday, July 20th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Where: Rally begins at the west side of the U.S. Capitol,...

Jul
15
2010
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

On July 15th, women and children from around the country will gather in the nation’s capital to share their stories regarding the real-life impact of immigration enforcement policies on their families. In particular, policies that threaten...

Jul
14
2010
Ended

National Press Club, Washington, DC

For too long children have been an afterthought in federal budget and policymaking. In fact, spending on children makes up less than ten percent of the entire non-defense federal budget. This July, First Focus will host...

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