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Jun
06
2013
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Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Today in the United States, more than 8 million children live with a parent who is alcohol-dependent or who needs treatment for a substance use disorder. The needs are particularly great for families involved in the...

May
30
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

Learn from the experts how immigration reform could impact immigrants’ access to health, public benefits, and economic supports. How does the Senate immigration bill deal with these issues? What opportunities are there to improve these policies?...

May
29
2013
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Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Hosted by the National Work and Family Coalition Demographic and labor force changes mean that, at some point, nearly all workers need to take time to deal with a serious personal or family illness, or to...

May
22
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

The National Center on Family Homelessness in conjunction with the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness and Senator Patty Murray invite you to a briefing:Homelessness in America: Experiences & Solutions in the 113th Congress. The briefing will feature:...

May
02
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

First Focus is pleased to cosponsor a lunch briefing entitled, CHIP 101: Past, Present and Future. The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was established in 1997 to expand coverage for targeted low income children in families that...

May
01
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

First Focus is pleased to cosponsor a briefing on how immigration reform will impact children and other immigrants' access to health, nutrition, and public benefits. How does the Senate immigration bill deal with health and public...

Apr
30
2013
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Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

You're invited to join the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) and First Focus for a Briefing to discuss the findings of The State of Preschool 2012: State Preschool Yearbook. The report provides information on what is happening...

Apr
10
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

Join First Focus and advocates for immigrant families, civil rights, working families, and children in challenging Congress to deliver immigration reform that works for children and families. First Focus is committed to this important event, because...

Mar
26
2013
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Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Hosted by American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Lawyers Association, First Focus, The Leadership Conference, National Immigration Law Center, Rights Working Group, and Women's Refugee Commission. The 1996 immigration laws stripped discretion from immigration judges and...

Mar
21
2013
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U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

You are invited to join Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and First Focus on Thursday, March 21, 2pm EDT, for a Congressional briefing,Investing in the Future: Kids and the Federal Budget. Over the coming months, Congress will...

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