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Senate Champions for Children take action to cut child poverty and reduce racial disparities

| October 30, 2015 |

Thirty-seven percent of African American children in the United States are living in poverty, a rate that is among the highest in our nation. For


Census Data Makes Clear We Need a National Child Poverty Target

| September 16, 2015 |

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2014 data on income and poverty in the United States and unfortunately, the status quo remains. 21.1


Why a child poverty target is good education policy

| June 1, 2015 |

While both the House and Senate continue work on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, the primary federal education legislation), Congressman Danny Davis


The Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015

| May 19, 2015 |

One in five children in our nation live in poverty, and children continue to experience higher rates of poverty than any other age group