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  • Cuts Will Hurt Kids

    St. Paul Pioneer Press | June 12, 2017 To the Editor: President Trump’s recently released budget proposal slashes programs that millions of Americans rely on for food, housing and health care. The administration justifies these cuts as pushing individuals toward economic self-sufficiency, but children will be hurt the most. Kids make up three-quarters of TANF […]

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  • Harbor Child Care honored at Every Child Matters Step Up for Kids Day on L.I.

    By The Island Now – October 5, 2017 On Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Every Child Matters Annual Step Up for Kids Day on Long Island recognized and celebrated several outstanding individuals, centers and agencies who exemplify what it means to be a quality care provider, going above and beyond every day, in the development and […]

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  • Ernst on CHIP: “We need to reauthorize this program”

    Listen to Jill’s entire conversation with Senator Ernst in the audio file below.  

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  • Hundreds at Long Island service, vigil reflect on Charlottesville

    Newsday | 20 August 2017 | By Christine Chung and Valerie Bauman Hundreds of Long Islanders gathered in prayer and at a vigil to reflect on recent events that have intensified a national dialogue on race relations. In North Amityville, more than 150 people attended a community vigil and call to action against racism at […]

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  • Fired up and ready to go. But can the left keep it going?

    Energized by Trump, thousands of groups have sprouted across the country The Washington Post  |  3 May 2017  |  BY SANDHYA SOMASHEKHAR IN VIRGINIA BEACH The room was full of strangers, but they had a common purpose. The retired pastors who cut their teeth on the civil rights movement. The sociology professor from a local […]

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  • Bill Proposes Grandparents Get a Say in Guardianship Cases

    By Hannah McCarthy for New Hampshire Public Radio A new bill proposing that grandparents play a bigger role in guardianship cases involving their grandchildren had its first hearing at the State House Tuesday. Lawmakers were surprised by how few people showed up to testify on a bill that would allow grandparents a say in guardianship […]

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  • Bill to address toll of opioid crisis on children passes New Hampshire Senate

    Child advocates and community members supported Senate Bill 148, which would establish a commission to study grandfamilies CONCORD, FEBRUARY 09, 2017 — As part of its continued efforts to address the opioid crisis, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 148 establishing a commission to study grandfamilies. Introduced by Senator Martha Hennessey of District 5, the […]

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  • More than 1300 groups tell Congress and Trump: Don’t take America backwards. Reject efforts to cut and strait-jacket human needs programs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            CONTACT:  David Elliot, delliot@chn.org More than 1,300 groups, representing millions of people of faith, service providers, and human needs advocates nationwide, today delivered a warning to Congress and to President Trump: don’t harm low-income and other vulnerable people and don’t harm the economy by slashing basic safety-net programs such as Medicaid, SNAP […]

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  • Thousands turn out for New Hampshire Women’s Day of Action & Unity in Concord

    Concord, NH– More than 5,000 men and women from across New Hampshire converged in Concord today to be a part of the New Hampshire Women’s Day of Action & Unity. They rallied in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington DC and with more than 100 Women’s Marches across America. Those in attendance stood together to listen […]

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  • Our Turn: It’s time to support full-day kindergarten

    By Lindsay Hanson, Christina D’Allesandro and MaryLou Beaver for the Concord Monitor Thursday, January 12, 2017 Today, in the House Education Committee, bipartisan legislation to finally fully support full-day kindergarten will be heard. Full-day kindergarten has solid bipartisan support. In fact, Gov. Sununu expressed support for full funding of full-day kindergarten during the campaign, and recent polling […]

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