• One in five US Children Lives in a Family that Needs Food Stamps

    New Release: US Census Bureau The number of children receiving food stamps remains higher than it was before the start of the Great Recession in 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Families and Living Arrangementstable package released… more »
  • Florida Fails to Provide Children Health Care Required Under the Law

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, federal Judge Adalberto Jordan found that the 1.9 million children who depend on the Florida Medicaid program for their medical and dental care are not receiving the care required by federal… more »
  • 928 US counties Have Increase in Poverty of School Age Children 2007 - 2013

    According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today, the poverty rate for school-age children had no statistical change in 2,199 counties between 2007 and 2013 while 928 counties experienced an increase and 15 showed a decline. The statistics are… more »
  • Canada's Child Care Gap 1 Million

     Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair offers a plan for one million affordable child care spaces across the country.  Canada's oldest and largest women's multi-service organization has long advocated for a national child care system, including at recent… more »
  • Two Generation Approach to Reduce Poverty

    According to the poll, 89 percent of Americans favor two-generation program to raise families out of poverty, and 70 percent would strongly favor the approach even if their own taxes were increased. Moreover, support for the ten policies cuts across… more »