Events

Event Listings


Feb
03
2016
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – HVC 200, Washington, DC

Sponsored by The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth. In cooperation with the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness. Speakers: Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Chair, Advisory Board, The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth, Needham,...

Jan
18
2016
Ended

Join First Focus's Wendy Cervantes at 1 p.m. E.T. to learn more about the ICE raids on Central American families on the popular DC-based radio show Breaking Through, which covers the top topics facing the nation from a perspective that...

Jan
13
2016
Ended

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY

The Beyond Housing Conference is convened by the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness. Don’t miss this opportunity to join fellow practitioners, policymakers, and service providers to share new and effective programs, solutions, and policies aimed...

Dec
09
2015
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – HVC 200, Washington, DC

In cooperation with Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Kids' Share 2015: Federal Spending Trends on Children, examines federal spending and tax investments in children and families. Kids' Share 2015 is the ninth annual report from the Urban Institute, funded...

Dec
09
2015
Ended

Gold Room, Washington, DC

The Child Labor Coalition, Human Rights Watch, and First Focus Campaign for Children invite you to attend a special briefing in honor of International Human Rights Day -- in cooperation with the offices of Rep. Lucille...

Sep
21
2015
Ended

MPI Conference Room, Washington, DC

An event with: Randy Capps Director of Research, U.S. Programs, MPI Heather Koball Senior Fellow, Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population, The Urban Institute Andrew Lorenzen-Strait Deputy Assistant Director, Custody Programs Division, Enforcement and Removal...

Sep
02
2015
Ended

Evidence-based early childhood programs, such as home visiting and high-quality preschool, hold enormous promise to improve the early health, education, and development of at-risk children, helping them and their parents break the cycle of intergenerational poverty....

Jul
30
2015
Ended

2168 Rayburn House Office Bulding, Washington, DC

The Congressional Allergy & Asthma Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a congressional lunch briefing Thursday, July 30th at Rayburn House Office Building on Tackling Health Disparities in Children for Medicaid's...

Jul
23
2015
Ended

385 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC,

In the United States, about 13 percent of children 3 to 17 years of age have a developmental or behavioral disability such as autism, intellectual disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In addition, many children have delays in language...

Jun
24
2015
Ended

National Press Club, Washington, DC

Please join us June 24th for our annual First Focus Children's Budget Summit. Attendees will be the first to receive a copy of Children's Budget 2015, a detailed look at the over 200 federal investments in children...

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