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January 31, 2013
#TalkPoverty: A Social Media Movement for SOTU and Beyond
Join this social media campaign to make sure child poverty is addressed in the Feb. 12 state of the union address and by the administration.
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.
October 4, 2012
Join College Affordability Week - October 8-12, 2012
Join Young Invincibles from October 8 to 12, 2012 as they shine a light on rising student debt during College Affordability Week.
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.
July 30, 2012
Tell Congress: Vote for Tax Fairness!
Urge your representatives to stand up for low-wage working families by voting now on H.R. 8 and tax cuts for the wealthy.
July 17, 2012
Call Congress Now to End Tax Cuts for the Rich
July 16th through the 20th is National Call Congress week and the Coalition on Human Needs wants you to join them in urging Congress to end tax cuts for the very ...
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 26, 2012
Stop Student Loan Rates From Doubling
Interest rates on new subsidized Stafford Loans are set to double on July 1, 2012 - ask your members of Congress to act now to ensure that doesn't happen.
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.
May 18, 2012
Weigh in With Congress on Their Recent Vote on Nutrition Assistance!
Send a letter toyour member of Congress depending on how they voted: Thank your member for voting against the cuts or send a letter to your member expressing your ...
May 4, 2012
Ask Your Representative to Vote Against Awful Cuts to Low-Income Families
Here comes a bill that takes steps to carry out the upside-down priorities of the House budget. The bill expected to reach the House floor overwhelmingly targets ...
May 4, 2012
Ask Your Representative to Co-sponsor the Ensuring Child Care for Working Families Act
Ask your Representative to co-sponsor the Ensuring Child Care for Working Families Act!
April 6, 2012
Take Action on Tax Day
Tax Day—April 17th—is fast approaching! This Tax Day, we at United for a Fair Economy (UFE) urge you to work with us for Tax Solutions for the 99%. Our ...
March 13, 2012
Sign-on Letter: Don't Let Congress Increase Rent for Low-Income Families!
Join fellow organizations to tell Congress to fight new provisions that will increase the minimum rent for low-income households! Sign this letter to the House!
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 ...
February 9, 2012
Tell Your Members of Congress: Fully Renew Unemployment Insurance for 2012 - No Cuts, No Barriers to Benefits!
Tell your Representative and Senator(s) that Congress must act to fully renew unemployment insurance without denying the child tax credit to millions of working poor ...
February 6, 2012
Tell Congress: Protect Unemployment Insurance for Millions of Americans
The federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefits extension expires in less than a month. Help to prevent millions of unemployed workers from losing the lifeline of UI ...
December 8, 2011
Kids 2012: Get the Candidates Talking About Kids!
Help get child and youth issues on the platform for the 2012 election!
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