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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, 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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    Donald Trump Announces New Child Care Policy

    After Question from Organizer, Trump Adds Affordable Child Care to Economic Agenda Washington, DC, 8 August 2016 — Today, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump announced in a speech that tax-deductible child care will be part of his economic agenda. This expands on Trump’s stance since a televised exchange last November between Trump and Every Child Matters organizer […]

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  • National Advocacy Group Urges Public to Engage Candidates

    Every Child Matters Launches Digital Dialogue Campaign to Elevate Kids Issues in 2016 Presidential RaceNational Advocacy Group Urges Public to Engage Candidates Washington, DC – Every Child Matters today launched Digital Dialogue, a new online initiative to elevate conversation during the 2016 presidential election campaign around the opportunity gap and other key issues facing America’s […]

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  • Every Child Matters in Iowa Launches “Caucus for Kids” Initiative

    New Poll Gives Candidates Poor Grades on Creating Opportunities, Bright Future for Children Every Child Matters in Iowa Launches “Caucus for Kids” Initiative, Calls for Children’s Issues to be a High Priority Des Moines, Iowa – New data released today show that despite a strong sense among Iowa voters that our current generation of children […]

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  • Advocates Urge the 2016 Presidential Candidates to Speak on Policies that Open Doors For Our Children, Families, and Businesses

    MomsRising, the Every Child Matters Education Fund and the University of New Hampshire Invite 2016 Candidates to Presidential Forums in NH on Child and Family Policies NEW HAMPSHIRE — Today the Every Child Matters Education Fund and the University of New Hampshire in partnership with released a letter calling on the 2016 Presidential candidates […]

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  • Voters to Presidential Candidates: Speak About Child Policy!

    Iowa voters have deep concern about the future of children and want the Presidential candidates to focus policy attention on their health, education, and wellbeing according to a public opinion poll conducted by Selzer & Company  for the Child and Family Policy Center and Every Child Matters Education Fund. A solid majority (65%) express skepticism […]

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  • Join Us in Welcoming ECM’s New Exec

    ECM’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Ahlberg, former Chief of Staff to Sen. Tom Harkin, to lead the organization as President. Chair Nicole Lang, MD, said, “After an extensive search, we feel that Brian brings the leadership experience, passion for children’s advocacy, and vision needed to realize ECM’s mission.” […]

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  • AAP: Government Shutdown and its Impact on Children

    By: Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP, president, American Academy of Pediatrics “Today, our federal government shut down, and millions of children and families face an uncertain future as a result. As long as the government is shut down, no additional federal funds are available for WIC, Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education, research grants, Head Start, […]

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