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Groups gather in Denver to spotlight impact of budget cuts on kids and seniors.
This toolkit put together by NDD United have the resources you need to engage in the budget debate and help understand what deep cuts can truly mean.
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What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
The President's budget shows big wins for pre-k, workforce development and opportunity youth, but isn't perfect.
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The sequester will have a real and potentially long-lasting impact on programs and on children and youth. Here's what we can do about it.
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Last week's jobs report made headlines, but here's an under-reported take-away: young Americans remain unemployed at rates above the national average.
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From the National Women's Law Center, an update on how early care and learning is making its way around the budget, the media and advocates.
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How do families working low-wage jobs make it? Information and tools to help advocates safeguard the programs that work.
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Five solutions from the Center of American Progress on how to lift families out of poverty in 2013.
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Jan Richter blogs on promising areas of compromise in long-term economic plans.
These new videos and an accompanying report show how past Presidents have invested in children--and why the current administration needs to do the same.
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November 26, 2012 The Austerity Bomb
Voices for America's Children argues that sequestration won't only hurt kids, but can kick us back into a recession.
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Fall 2012 data from the Census Bureau should inform Congress’s decisions about a balanced approach to deficit reduction and tax reform says poverty expert ...
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Charts lay out how federal programs will be effected - to the dollar - by sequestration.
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Every Child Matters lays out the threats to children's safety net programs in the federal budget in 2013.
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's new series of animated educational video tackle five common terms of ACA implementation.
Voices for America's Children
Questions about children simply were not asked in this debate nor has the media raised them. Fortunately, there is time for this to occur. Children may not vote, but ...
SWAMPED
A gaming tool that couples public opinion with messaging help, so you can communicate about budgets and taxes, education, early childhood development and health. Who ...
CLASP
Getting to a new economy will take a combination of approaches and many partners to get involved.
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On the 16th anniversary of theTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, experts say TANF and work requirements have resurfaced a hot button issue in ...