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The 2021 First Focus Campaign for Children Legislative Scorecard

| June 2, 2022 |

In 2021, the first year of the 117th Congress, the federal government made its most significant investment in children in First Focus on Children’s

The Promises We Must Make to Our Children: Recommendations to the Biden-Harris Transition Team

| January 4, 2021 |

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

Implementing A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty

| June 11, 2019 |

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) recently released a landmark study, A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty, which confirms that child poverty is

2018 Congressional Scorecard

| May 8, 2019 |

THE FIRST FOCUS CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN CONGRESSIONAL SCORECARD Our nation’s children face an array of problems, including poverty, violence, abuse, neglect, hunger, education inequity,

Bill and Vote Trackers – The 116th Congress

| May 6, 2019 |

  Our child policy experts rate the current bills and votes in Congress. Do they help kids or harm kids? Find out with our

The Proactive Kids Agenda for the 116th Congress

| December 13, 2018 |

Any policies that affect children should base their foundations on the best interests of the child.

Champions for Children 2017

| July 19, 2018 |

Our nation’s children face an array of problems, including poverty, violence, abuse, neglect, hunger, poor nutrition, education inequity, homelessness, lack of health coverage, infant and

Policy Recommendations for Children and Families Facing Eviction

| July 18, 2017 |

Each year, millions of American families are evicted from their homes. Families with children are evicted at much higher rates, and children who experience

America’s Report Card 2012: Policy Recommendations

| October 11, 2012 |

Our partner organization First Focus and Save the Children released in October 2012 America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the US. Commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Sen.

Families of the Recession

| January 1, 2010 |

One in seven American children has an unemployed parent as a result of the current recession, known by many as the “Great Recession.” These 10.5 million children are more likely to experience homelessness, suffer from child abuse, fail to complete high school or college, and live in poverty as adults than other children.