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May 16, 2013
There's No Excuse: Protect Youth from Dangers of Adult Prisons
The Campaign for Youth Justice is circulating a sign-on letter calling on governors to implement new legislation protecting youth in adult prisons (PREA). Contact ...
May 14, 2013
Protect Pregnant and Parenting Students
Show your support for the Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act, legislation aimed at improving graduation rates among secondary school students ...
March 25, 2013
Urge Congress to Co-Sponsor the Mental Health in Schools Act
Contact your congressional representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the Mental Health in Schools Act (S. 195, H.R. 628).
March 13, 2013
No More Junk in Schools
It's time to update the food choices that our kids have in school, and the USDA needs to know so.
November 27, 2012
Call Congress: Protect Vital Human Needs Services
There are people in Congress who would cut or end vital services in order to preserve enormous tax cuts for the wealthiest people and increase poverty. Tell ...
November 15, 2012
A Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant future, it's important to keep one thing in mind: what we do now will impact our children for decades to come.
November 14, 2012
Make Ending Hunger a Priority in the First 100 Days
The first 100 days of an administration are critical. Send a letter to President Obama to tell him to make hunger issues a priority in the first 100 days.
November 9, 2012
Be Careful What You Cut
Cutting children from the budget now will cost us later.
October 17, 2012
Stand up for Breastfeeding Moms
Ask your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Breastfeeding Promotion Act today, which would provide all mothers who want to breastfeed unpaid time and private, ...
September 21, 2012
Tell Your Rep: Extend Payment to Behavioral Health Facilities
A new bill in the House would extend payment to behavioral health facilities. Urge your Representatives to support H.R. 6043 today!
August 16, 2012
It's a SNAP: Prevent Cuts to Children's Food Benefits
Ask Your Representative to fight cuts to SNAP by co-sponsoring H.Res. 760.
June 28, 2012
Celebrate the Supreme Court's Ruling on ACA With Us!
Today the Supreme Court issued a decision that will allow the Affordable Care Act (health reform) to continue, protecting the health of America's children, youth and ...
June 21, 2012
Thank You for Protecting SNAP for Children
Thank your Senator for voting down amendments that threatened to increase barriers or reduce funding for crucial programs that ensure children don't go hungry.
June 18, 2012
Tell Congress to Defend Clean Air for Kids' Health
The EPA's long-awaited Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are now under attack in Congress. Show your support and urge your Congressperson to support the new ...
June 12, 2012
Kids & the Farm Bill
Two amendments are on offer today as the Senate considers the Farm Bill - one good and one bad. Take action today to ensure children have the food they need to grow ...
March 16, 2012
Sign-On: Support EPA's Healthy Schools Initiative
US Senator Jack Reed, Chairman, and US Senator Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member are urging their colleagues to support US EPA’s Office of Children’s Health ...
March 9, 2012
Don’t Let Congress Turn Its Back on Childrens' Health
A clean air rule would prevent 130,000 childhood asthma attacks and prevent up to 11,000 deaths a year, but some in Congress are trying to fight it. Tell your ...
February 21, 2012
Help All Homeless Kids – HR32
The Homeless Children and Youth Act, HR32, would make it easier for homeless children, youth, and families to receive homeless assistance, no matter where they happen ...
October 18, 2011
Action Alert: Test the Toys, Not Our Kids!
Kids shouldn’t be guinea pigs when it comes to testing toys. Tell the Consumer Product Safety Commission must vote to implement the testing rules!
October 4, 2011
Write Letters to the Editor: Early Nutrition
Get ideas, templates and local media contacts so you can make your voice heard.
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