First Focus Campaign for Children

Resources by First Focus Campaign for Children


California Lawmakers and Advocates are Prioritizing Child Poverty

| March 28, 2017 |

The child poverty rate in the U.S. remains extremely high: nearly 1 in 5 children in the U.S. are living below the poverty line and


Letters to Congress: Pass a Short-Term CR, Address Zika Virus

| September 14, 2016 |

On September 14, 2016, members of the Children’s Budget Coalition submitted a letter to the Senate and House of Representatives urging Congress to prioritize investments in


Legislation to prevent kids from entering foster care moves in the House

| June 17, 2016 |

Wednesday the House Ways and Means Committee marked up and passed the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016. The bill marks a major


Letter of Support for Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016

| June 14, 2016 |

On June 14, 2016, First Focus Campaign for Children submitted a letter of support to the chairs and ranking members of the House of


House Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 Puts Access to Children’s Food Programs at Risk

| April 22, 2016 |

On April 22, 2016, the First Focus Campaign for Children sent a letter to members of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee


Statement for the Record for FY17 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bills

| April 20, 2016 |

On April 15, 2016, the First Focus Campaign for Children submitted a Statement for the Record to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations Subcommittee


No to H.R. 4722 and H.R. 4724

| March 14, 2016 |

H.R. 4722 would deny millions children access to the refundable portion of the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Currently, immigrant parents who are ineligible for


Sinema, Katko Introduce Legislation to Help Arizonans Prepare, Save for Parenthood

| March 11, 2016 |

Office of U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema 3/11/16 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman John Katko (NY-24) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to


Statement for the Record – The Unaccompanied Children Crisis: Does the Administration have a Plan to Stop the Border Surge and Adequately Monitor the Children?

| February 22, 2016 |

The First Focus Campaign for Children submitted this statement for the record for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on February 23, 2016, entitled


300+ organizations support the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act

| February 16, 2016 |

These 300 leading national, state, and local organizations wrote to Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) thanking them for introducing the