2018 Children’s Budget Summit Highlights: It’s Time to Stop Shortchanging Our...

Last week, First Focus hosted the 2018 Children’s Budget Summit to introduce the 11th annual release of its signature publication, Children’s Budget 2018, which...

Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report 2018

Author(s): UNICEF – United Nations Interagency Group for Child Mortality Estimation Lucia Hug, David Sharrow, Kai Zhong and Danzhen You Published: September 2018 Report Intro/Brief: “The United Nations Interagency...

CDC Is Taking the Right Steps to Boost Vaccination Rates for...

We are delighted that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is spending $880,000 over the next three years in Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Montana and...

Inside the Tornillo Shelter for Unaccompanied Children

The influx shelter or “tent city” located at the port of entry in Tornillo, TX is used to temporarily house unaccompanied children. I recently...

Trauma-Informed Schools Need Trauma-Informed Policies

Childhood trauma is in the news every day, from school shootings to the opioid crisis to separation at the border. While some stories are...

Despite Strong Economy, Census Data Shows That Child Poverty Remains High

Despite continual reports over steady growth and declining unemployment in our economy, yesterday the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 17.5 percent of children in...

Five Steps to a Stronger Child Welfare Workforce

Author(s): The Annie E. Casey Foundation Published: Sept. 5, 2018 Report Intro/Brief: “The five-step process described in this paper comes from On the Frontline, the Annie E....

More Must Be Done to Address the Crisis of Maternal and...

The United States continues to be plagued by the tragic effects of maternal and infant mortality, particularly among African-American women and children. According to...

Early Education Keeps The American Dream Alive

As the president and CEO of a company with nearly 39,000 employees in 42 states, I have a vested interest in workforce development. But...

Putting A Face on Medically Complex Kids

The petite Chinese-American woman with a contemporary vibe carried a little girl in ponytails and sparkly sunglasses on her hip. Immediately dispelling any notion...

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