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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


Statement: First Focus Campaign for Children Calls on Administration to “Do No Harm”

| April 10, 2019 |

It’s hard to believe we’re here again. Apparently, the inhumane treatment enforced by the Department of Homeland Security under departing Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was


Statement: The Dream and Promise Act of 2019

| March 12, 2019 |

Undocumented youth who were brought to the United States as children, known as Dreamers, and families dependent on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections must


Statement: The American Family Act of 2019

| March 6, 2019 |

On March 6, 2019, lawmakers introduced the American Family Act of 2019–our statement below: “I applaud the leadership of Congresswoman DeLauro and Congresswoman DelBene,


HUD Homeless Data Don’t Add Up: Children and Youth Pay the Price

| December 17, 2018 |

Public Schools Report Highest Number of Homeless Students on Record, While HUD Claims Reduction in Family and Youth Homelessness Washington, DC – Data released today


Statement: First Focus Campaign for Children Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement on Opioid Legislation

| September 27, 2018 |

Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018—First Focus Campaign for Children is delighted to see bipartisan agreement on tackling the opioid addiction epidemic and helping those


Statement: Advocates Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help Most Vulnerable Homeless Children and Youth

| July 24, 2018 |

Contacts: Simona Combi, Media Relations Director, simonac@firstfocus.org Barbara Duffield, Executive Director, Schoolhouse Connection, barbara@schoolhouseconnection.org Eric Masten, Director of Public Policy, National Network for Youth: