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This report provides information about and assists in the implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act. Specifically, this report has information that focuses on answering questions about Fostering Connections' improvements that will impact youth and young adults in foster care and assist in the implementation process of those provisions that will help promote permanent families and other supports for these youth.
This slideshow presentation created by CDF's Cradle to Prison Pipeline campaign details the various feeder systems the fuels the pipeline to prison, provides statistic about the pipeline and the feeder systems and the various steps that can be taken to dismantle the pipeline.
CDF's Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign is a national and community crusade to engage families, youth, communities and policy makers in the development of healthy, safe and educated children. Poverty, racial disparities and a culture of punishment rather than prevention and early interventionare key forces driving the Pipeline. Inadequate access to healthcare also fuels the Pipeline. For a child,going without regular health care can mean living in poor health, missing days of school, and falling behindin school.
CDF's comments on "Expanding Health Care Coverage: Proposals to Provide Affordable Coverage to All Americans," released by the Senate Finance Committee on May 11, 2009.
The 2009 Children's Sabbaths Christian Lesson Plans to accompany your National Observance of Children's Sabbaths celebration.
The 2009 Children's Sabbaths Bahai Lesson Plans to accompany your National Observance of Children's Sabbaths celebration.
These factsheets provide basic stats and rankings regarding poverty, health, hunger, child welfare, early childhood development, education and youth at risk for children in 2008 in each state.
In Harm's Way - True Stories of Uninsured Texas Children, documents the personal stories of 16 families from across Texas whose children are uninsured.
These factsheets provide basic state-level data on the various issues related to the pipeline including poverty, health care, early childhood education, education, child welfare, juvenile justice system and incarceration, and community violence. They also provide action steps needed to protect and reroute children from the pipeline.
Low-income families lost $199.5 million of their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans in New York" asks and provides examples of ways that individuals, communities and policy makers to step up and take action to lift children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the benefits they've earned.