Events

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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

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
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
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...

Jul
14
2010
Ended

National Press Club, Washington, DC

On Wednesday, July 14, 2010 First Focus held a Children’s Budget Summit at the National Press Club. The objective the event was to galvanize advocates, policymakers, members of the media, and the public to address the declining share...

Jun
29
2010
Ended

This webinar will focus on immigrant victims of domestic violence who face serious consequences in family law court, including losing custody, initiation of a child abuse/neglect case, or permanent termination of parental rights as a result...

Jun
22
2010
Ended

Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

Around the globe, an estimated 215 million children are working, with 115 million children toiling in the worst forms of child labor. A new report from the International Labor Organization finds that while the numbers of...

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