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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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OpportunityWeek

A Look at #OpportunityWeek 2018

December 3, 2018
Elly Belle

Kids Can't Wait: Update on the JJDPA!

UPDATE: After 16 years, the bipartisan Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Ac (JJDPA) was reauthorized on December 13, 2018! Learn more.

If you used our alerts below to activate on the JJDPA, thank you! Your voice made a difference.

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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:

Tools to Help You #VoteYouthJustice

September 25, 2018
A SparkAction Round-Up
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