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No matter what area you care most about, consider this: Children, teens and communities thrive when we recognize that development cuts across domains, settings, and disciplines. It's all related—a family's struggle with finances can affect a child's health; what a teen does after school has a big impact on how well he or she learns, and several longitudinal studies show that when states invest in early learning, they spend less in special education and juvenile justice services.

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8 Tips on Choosing a College That's Right for You

August 20, 2018
Danielle Varner

Puerto Rico Activation: Extend the Child Tax Credit

Please take a moment to watch this brief video, and then use the Action Alert below to urge your Member of Congress to extend the Child Tax Credit in Puerto Rico to families with one or two children, a crucial support for families still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

 

Please take a moment and contact Congress. It's safe, easy and it makes a difference:

House Bill Defeated, but Message Remains Unchanged

On June 27, the US House of Representatives rejected the latest immigration bill (HR 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act) by a vote of 121-301. "No" voters included 112 Republicans and 189 Democrats. It is unclear whether Congress will return to this issue before the midterm elections.

jjdpa 10 days of action

#TBT: It’s time to Get the JJDPA Done!

November 16, 2017
Frances Medina

One-Click Action: Urge Congress to Expand the Child Tax Credit to Help Our Families Today!

As a result of Hurricane Maria, more families are leaving Puerto Rico, in large part because they lack economic opportunities. In October alone, more than 67,000 people traveled from Puerto Rico to Florida.

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