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Jonathan Cohn

This May Be The Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program In America | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut -- Luisa Cintron, 25, is sitting up as straight as she can, perched on the edge of the neatly made bed that doubles as a couc...

Don't Leave Children Short

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Congress must stop playing politics with children and pass four more years of funding for CHIP and MIECHV as part of the "doc fix" package if millions of children are not to be left with uncertainty and at greater risk. We need to ensure our children are healthy, supported, and strong if they are going to be able to support our growing number of seniors in the future.

Opening Up Avenues Of Success For New Parents

Matthew Melmed | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Matthew Melmed

Voluntary home visiting programs reach families where they live and tailor services to meet each family's individual needs.

Janie Campbell

'Disgust': State Pulls Funded Programs For Poor Families | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.31.2014 | Miami

It was a no-brainer. With approximately 1 in 6 residents on food stamps -- increasingly, children -- Florida is struggling with a deep-rooted pove...