Protect the Children

The Huffington Post

August 5, 2011


The Rev. Dr. Jacqueline J. Lewis writes about the importance of early education programs, a smart budget and how it will help children and their future: "Programs like education, food stamps, Head Start, child care, and Medicaid affect us all because they affect our children. And they are interdependent. Children without health insurance are likely to miss more school and get behind in their grade level, but -- as discussions continue in our Capitol -- I'm afraid that our poor and our most vulnerable will not be represented in the decision-making. I'm afraid our children will be impacted."
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