Child Poverty

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Recent Blogs

  • Tell Congress: Stop Budget Cuts on America’s Children, Youth, and Families.

    Children’s Defense Fund unites its voice with the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and our institutional and grassroots partners across the nation in declaring work requirements a non-starter in any deal to raise the debt ceiling.  

  • Why policymakers must consider housing needs in addressing children’s health disparities

    Congress, state legislators, and government agencies must then reframe policies for the future and permanent enactment, coordinating multiple networks of support in both housing and healthcare.

  • CDF Responds to the President’s Budget

    While we are encouraged by President Biden’s proposed expansion of the Child Tax Credit, increased investment into early care and education, and other programs that improve outcomes for children and youth—we call on the President and Congress to further commit to expanding and strengthening supports for this nation’s most marginalized. 

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