CLOSING FRIDAY: Sign Letter Requesting Safety Study on Baby Boxes

Each year, about 3,500 infants in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly in their sleep.  While the exact causes are largely unknown, research shows that not creating a safe sleeping arrangement for a baby’s area may lead to strangulation, suffocation,
or other causes of accidental death.   While we commend and encourage efforts to reduce the rates of these tragic deaths, we are concerned about a rising trend in the distribution of a product called a “baby box.” 

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What We Know About Work Requirements

We have seen President Trump and Congressional Republicans continuing their attacks on services that ensure basic living standards for people across our country. Under the guise of “welfare reform” and “promoting work,” these attacks will make it harder
for people to access affordable healthcare, nutrition assistance, and adequate housing.

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BRIEFING TODAY: Addressing the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria with Trauma-Informed Care

It has been seven months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and we continue to witness the effect of on-going stress of local instability on the children and young adults living on the island. Children and families
who were displaced to the mainland and are also coping with trauma while adapting to linguistic and culture differences in their new schools and communities throughout the United States.

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Addressing the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria with Trauma-Informed Care

It has been seven months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and we continue to witness the effect of on-going stress of local instability on the children and young adults living on the island. Children and families
who were displaced to the mainland and are also coping with trauma while adapting to linguistic and culture differences in their new schools and communities throughout the United States.

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BRIEFING: Addressing the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria with Trauma-Informed Care

It has been seven months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and we continue to witness the effect of on-going stress of local instability on the children and young adults living on the island. Children and families
who were displaced to the mainland and are also coping with trauma while adapting to linguistic and culture differences in their new schools and communities throughout the United States.

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BRIEFING: Addressing the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria with Trauma-Informed Care

It has been seven months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and we continue to witness the effect of on-going stress of local instability on the children and young adults living on the island. Children and families
who were displaced to the mainland and are also coping with trauma while adapting to linguistic and culture differences in their new schools and communities throughout the United States.

Read More

Letter Requesting Safety Study on Infant Sleep Products

Each year, about 3,500 infants in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly in their sleep.  While the exact causes are largely unknown, research shows that not creating a safe sleeping arrangement for a baby’s area may lead to strangulation, suffocation,
or other causes of accidental death.   While we commend and encourage efforts to reduce the rates of these tragic deaths, we are concerned about a rising trend in the distribution of a product called a “baby box.” 

Read More