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Statement: Senate package good first step for kids but children need more robust measures

| March 26, 2020 |

We commend Senate lawmakers’ unanimous passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus emergency bill, and even more, for using it to offer relief to America’s


Statement: Congress’s coronavirus response is a good first step, but bigger, bolder measures are needed

| March 18, 2020 |

We applaud Congress for passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, providing families and children with increased food and nutrition assistance, supplemental state funding


First Focus Campaign for Children identifies 120 lawmakers who prioritize children

| March 12, 2020 |

In 2019, nearly one-in-six of our nation’s children lived in poverty. The number of kids without health insurance rose to more than 4 million,


Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) would become permanent under bipartisan bill

| March 11, 2020 |

A bipartisan team of lawmakers have introduced a bill to make the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) permanent, a move overwhelmingly supported by pediatricians,


New HUD Homeless Data Grossly Undercounts Children and Youth

| January 8, 2020 |

Decline in rate misleading and Fast Facts about children, youth and homelessness Government data released yesterday grossly undercount homeless children, youth and families, and


Congress must prioritize children and address unfinished business in budget deal

| December 20, 2019 |

First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC) is pleased that Congress has produced an appropriations package for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) that includes important investment


Statement: Congress Must Pass Budget Deal And Ensure Timely Resources for Children

| July 24, 2019 |

First Focus Campaign for Children applauds budget progressUrges lawmakers to ensure timely resources for children The budget caps and debt limit deal reached by


Proposed Changes to SNAP will Overwhelmingly Harm Children

| July 23, 2019 |

Today, the Trump Administration has proposed yet another rule that will make it harder for families with children to put food on the table.


Press Release: First Focus Campaign for Children applauds passage of H.R. 3300 as a positive first step toward cutting child poverty in half

| June 20, 2019 |

A second bill, on child care, also provides vital supports for families WASHINGTON—The Economic Mobility Act of 2019 (H.R. 3300), passed yesterday by the


Statement: In support of The Protecting Immigrant Families and Improving Immigration Procedures Act of 2019

| June 13, 2019 |

The First Focus Campaign for Children applauds the introduction of S. 1733, The Protecting Immigrant Families and Improving Immigration Procedures Act of 2019 by