Press Releases

  • Rep. Mark Pocan Joins Seniors, Children and Advocates in Janesville Rally Against GOP/Ryan Budget

    JANESVILLE, WI – Concerned citizens in Wisconsin will rally with U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-2), Ryan’s Congressional neighbor who represents part of Janesville, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare (NCPSSM), Every Child Matters (ECM), the Children’s Leadership Council (CLC), AFSCME and the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) to present a united front […]

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  • PROTECT OUR KIDS ACT BECOMES LAW

    With overwhelming bipartisan support, the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012 (H.R. 6655/S. 3705), received unanimous support in the Senate just before the 112th Congress adjourned last night and it passed the House of Representatives in December by a vote of 330-77.  Supported by the National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths (The Coalition), the […]

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  • Children's Advocacy Group Praises Administration's Gun Safety Reforms—Says Congress Must Act to Protect Children

    Washington, DC—Every Child Matters Education Fund, a national children’s advocacy group in Washington, DC, applauds President Obama, Vice President Biden, and their Administration for the proposed common sense gun safety reforms that will reduce the number of children and youth whose lives end from the barrel of a gun.

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  • Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities Holds First Public Meeting in San Antonio, Texas (PRNewsFoto/CECANF)

    Hearing on Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths

    HUMAN RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOLD DEC. 12 HEARING ON PROPOSAL TO REDUCE CHILD ABUSE FATALITIES Press Conference Immediately Following with National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths Erik Paulson, Acting Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee, has announced a hearing to review a proposal to reduce child maltreatment fatalities. More than seven children die […]

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  • Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 5, 2012  No. HR-16 (202) 225-1025  Acting Chairman Paulsen Announces Hearing on Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment Congressman Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Acting Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing to discuss […]

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  • Washington DC, United States landmark. National Capitol building with US flag.

    Protect Our Kids Act — Let’s Pass It!

    Finally, there is a bill in Congress to reduce deaths of children resulting from abuse and neglect. It’s called the Protect our Kids Act and will create a National Commission on Child Abuse and Neglect. The National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths, of which ECM is a member, urges you to sign the petition […]

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  • Congressional Budget Cuts Will Hurt New Hampshire Kids

    Every Child Matters in New Hampshire is asking Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen to reject the deep cuts in programs for children, youth and families the House adopted last week. The House measure cuts $61 billion nationwide in this fiscal year ending September 30, 2011. Hundreds of millions in health, education, and safety programs […]

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  • Representatives Forget That Children Did Not Cause The Deficit

    Every Child Matters in Iowa is asking Senators Tom Harkin and Charles Grassley to reject the deep cuts in programs for children, youth and families the House adopted last week. The House measure cuts $61 billion nationwide in this fiscal year ending September 30, 2011. Hundreds of millions in health, education, and safety programs could […]

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