Homeland Insecurity: Why New Investments in Children and Youth Must Be a Priority for Candidates

June 14, 2012

As President Obama and the 112th Congress struggle with worldwide economic problems, it would be easy to postpone the critical new investments America needs to make in its children. And an already challenging situation is compounded by state budgets staggering under the recession and the cuts in social spending that follow.

But make no mistake, the development of human capital is central to U.S. global competitiveness, increased productivity, caring for an aging population, and fulfilling the moral obligation every generation has to leave the world a better place for the one that follows. This is not the time to take a step backwards.

See Every Child Matters' latest edition of Homeland Insecurity in the link below.

Also see the newest Homeland Insecurity video laying out the importance of this issue in the 2012 elections and beyond:

Homeland Insecurity: Doing Better for our Children from Every Child Matters on Vimeo.