Can Ds & Rs Agree to Health Care for All Children?

From Public Citizens for Children and Youth (http://www.pccy.org): PCCY published a piece making the argument for realizing Dream Care now. Find it at http://www.pccy.org/news/gop-dems-agree-protect-every-child-march-10-2017/. AAP Calls for Protection of Immigrant Children The American Academy of Pediatrics released a compelling policy statement … Continued

Act for Release of Berks Families Detained for More Than a Year

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): Amnesty International is pushing for the release of four families who have been detained at Berks for more than a year. The kids have pending green card applications yet ICE will not release them. Below … Continued

Children’s Advocates Call GOP Health Bill “Wrong for PA Kids”

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-08/childrens-issues/childrens-advocates-call-gop-health-bill-wrong-for-pa-kids/a56751-1 March 8, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Children with serious illness or accidents could exceed the individual cap on Medicaid proposed as part of the new federal healthcare legislation. … Continued

When Police Arrest Children

 Photo from Steven Lane of The Associated Press. From Harold Jordan, ACLU-PA Senior Policy Advocate One of the issues that the ACLU has been working on diligently, for years, has been student and youth rights. This week, NBC News aired a series of reports … Continued

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the FAMILY Act—Paid Leave for Workers

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): Families with children are all too aware of the urgent need for paid family and medical leave. So it is good news that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Rosa DeLauro reintroduced … Continued

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