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Sonia Nazario’s Chutzpah Gives a Voice to Latin America’s Voiceless Migrants

| August 27, 2015 |

Table Magazine By Bridget Kevane Some might call Sonia Nazario a heroine. Others might call her a troublemaker. Some might not like her position

Poll: Majority Support Funding Children’s Health Insurance

| August 19, 2015 |

The Morning Consult A majority of voters support federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, even as some lawmakers are considering nixing the

Join fight to reduce child poverty

| August 5, 2015 |

Las Vegas Sun By Bruce Lesley Nevada’s rising child-poverty rate is alarming (“23 percent of Nevada children live in poverty,”, July 21). But

Homeless Children

| July 30, 2015 |

Wilmington Star News By Bruce Lesley The rise in local child homelessness (“Schools see more homeless students,” July 24th) is alarming. But what’s appalling

Bill in Congress Affects Foster Kids Here

| July 24, 2015 |

California Healthline By David Gorn California former foster children get Medi-Cal coverage till age 26 — but that’s not the case with Medicaid benefits

Support Casey Healthcare Bill for Former Foster Youth, Advocates Urge

| July 23, 2015 |

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children, a bipartisan children’s advocacy organization, today endorsed the Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act. The

Advocates Urge Yes Vote on Senate Bipartisan Education Bill

| July 16, 2015 |

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children, a bipartisan children’s advocacy organization, today sent a letter to members of the United States Senate

House amendment would fund landmark child poverty study

| June 24, 2015 |

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children applauded today Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) for offering an amendment to a

160 leading child welfare advocates urge Congress to adopt President Obama’s proposals

| June 1, 2015 |

Washington – A letter sent today by 160 leading children’s advocacy organizations urges Congress to support President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 proposed investments

Saying No to the Slog

| May 26, 2015 |

National Journal Magazine By Nora Caplan-Bricker When Alex Wirth was a freshman at Harvard, he became smitten with the idea of creating a presidential