Primer: Children’s issues in 2012
Part One: Understanding the Issues
Part Two: What Candidates, Child Advocates and Voters Can Do
Voices’ new 2012 election guide backgrounds the important issues facing children and families this year. In economically tough times, families increasingly rely on public programs and institutions to ensure their children grow up health, safe, and ready for success. But these programs have come under attack as Congress looks for budget cuts in programs that don’t have big corporate interests protecting them.
What kind of support does the federal government give for child and family programs? How are those programs faring? What can ordinary Americans do to protect services for the neediest children? Learn more in our election guide!