Fight for Our Families Protest Showcased Reach of Recent Efforts to...

Last Wednesday, before the marches that took place during the weekend of more 750 events with Families Belong Together,  a group of young children,...

How to Deepen Your Mentoring Relationship With Opportunity Youth

As Oprah says, “A mentor is someone that allows you to see the hope inside yourself. A mentor is someone that allows you to...

House Bill Tackling Opioid Epidemic Emphasizes Needs of Affected Children

On Friday, June 22, the House of Representatives passed H. R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 396 –...

Census Undercounting Biggest Danger to Children, Casey’s Kids Count Report Warns

Undercounting children under age 5 for the 2020 Census could have dire consequences for their public services, health and education, this year’s Kids Count...

Building Brighter Futures

Several kids between the ages of two to four built cardboard block towers together at City Hall today, illustrating that investment in quality child...

Children Are Not the Property of This Administration to Recklessly Traumatize:...

The Trump Administration has been engaging in the practice of separating children from their parents at the border. Texas courts are filling up with immigrant parents...

Stop Separating Children from Parents at our Borders!

Petition from Mental Health Professionals: Stop Border Separation of Children from Parents! We would like you to remember what it feels like to be a child....

The Stress of Poverty is a Serious Disease for Philly Kids

“Casserian engeri?” (“And how are the children?”) — Traditional Masai greeting. The most serious, non-infectious  disease in childhood, and the most common, is poverty. Despite economic gains...

House TANF Bill Does Not Go Far Enough in Reducing Child...

Last week, the House Ways & Means Committee passed the Joining Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act (H.R. 5861), which reauthorizes...

The Greatest Investment in Our Pediatric Workforce Needs Support

The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the Children’s Hospital Graduate Education Program (CHGME) this week. This vital program trains physicians...

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