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Media Advisory: House Members Introduce Resolution Calling for Children’s Bill of Rights

| October 7, 2015 |

WASHINGTON – On Friday, October 9, Representatives Karen Bass (D-CA), Judy Chu (D-CA) and Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) will introduce a resolution calling for the

Lawmakers Push Child Poverty Response, Advocates Urge Action

| September 16, 2015 |

Washington – The United States Census Bureau today released national poverty data for 2014, reporting that about one-fifth (21.1 percent) of children lived in

Who is homeless? Federal agencies don’t agree on who needs help

| September 16, 2015 |

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By The Editorial Board Define homelessness. Think that sounds easy? Well, when it comes to federal agencies, the answer can be confusing

There Are More Homeless Students Now Than Before The Recession

| September 15, 2015 |

MTV News By Rae Paoletta On a national level, it seems that economically at least, we’re climbing out of The Great Recession, which experts

Pennsylvania sees rise in homeless students

| September 15, 2015 |

Pittsburgh Post-Gazettte By Mary Niederberger The number of homeless students attending public school in Pennsylvania increased by 18 percent between the 2012-13 and 2013-14

Number of U.S. homeless students has doubled since before the recession

| September 14, 2015 |

The Washington Post By Lyndsey Layton and Emma Brown The number of homeless children in public schools has doubled since before the recession, reaching

Homeless Student Count Doubles Pre-Recession Levels, Advocates Call for Action

| September 14, 2015 |

Washington – U.S. Department of Education data shows the number of homeless children and youth attending America’s public schools has risen to a record-breaking

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