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Advocates welcome expanded provisions, disappointed by juvenile justice exclusions In response to the introduction of the Dream and Promise Act, Bruce Lesley, President of First


First Focus Campaign for Children sent the following letter to Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) supporting their bill, the Reopen


Members of the Children’s Budget Coalition, comprising over 80 advocacy organizations dedicated to prioritizing children and families in federal policy and budget decisions, sent


First Focus Campaign for Children sent the following letter to Senator Mike Lee in opposition of S.J.Res. 7, which would overturn the Minor Consent


117th must build on momentum to tackle challenges, opportunities One-hundred-and-twenty members of Congress made children a priority in 2020, according to a new analysis


To the members of the Editorial Board:  Congress has now certified that Joe Biden will be Inaugurated as our nation’s 46th President on January


The kids are not alright. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recession, we were failing our kids on a whole range of domestic