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Latest News: Children of the Recession

Press Releases

  1. Child Poverty Will Remain High, Analysis Predicts [December 4, 2012]
  2. Foreclosures Directly Affect One in Ten Children, New Report Says [April 18, 2012]
  3. New Report Finds Children Still Feeling Recession’s Impact [December 20, 2011]
  4. More American Children Living in Poverty than Ever, But Public Programs Keep Kids' Health Coverage Steady [September 14, 2011]
  5. Child Poverty in Two Nations: The UK Tackled the Problem, the US Ignored the Crisis [June 16, 2011]
  6. Tax Deal Produces Short-term Aid for Families, Long-term Burden for the Next Generation [December 17, 2010]
  7. More Than One in Ten Children Living with an Unemployed Parent [December 3, 2010]
  8. New Research Confirms the Recession Will Have a Lasting Impact on Children [November 15, 2010]
  9. Children’s Uninsured Rate Avoids Significant Increases as More American Children Fall in to Poverty [September 16, 2010]
  10. Schools Continue to Experience Increased Enrollment of Homeless Students [July 27, 2010]
  11. First Focus Urges Immediate Action on “Kid-Fix” Legislation [July 1, 2010]
  12. New Report Reveals 2 Million Children Will Be Directly Impacted By the Foreclosure Crisis [September 14, 2009]
  13. Senate Passes Amendment to Support Homeless Children [September 11, 2009]
  14. Census Data Shows Thousands of New Children Living In Poverty [September 11, 2009]

In the News

  1. Report Finds One in 10 Children Feel the Impact of Foreclosures [April 18, 2012]
  2. 88,000 children in Colorado affected by foreclosures [April 18, 2012]
  3. Recession's toll touches children [January 18, 2012]
  4. Children’s Economic Well-Being Deteriorating [January 13, 2012]
  5. Report: Children in Illinois fared worse in recession than other areas [January 4, 2012]
  6. Child Poverty Tops 20 Percent In Half Of U.S. States: Report [January 4, 2012]
  7. Report: Ohio child poverty rate high [December 28, 2011]
  8. Even Short-term Poverty Can Hurt Kids’ Health [January 28, 2011]
  9. Suffer the Little Children [January 28, 2011]
  10. Painful Recession for Kids [January 28, 2011]
  11. Foreclosures Can Be Chaotic for Children [January 28, 2011]
  12. "A Critical Moment: Child and Youth Homelessness In Our Nations Schools" [January 28, 2011]
  13. At a Desk, but Without a Home: Homeless Students in Public Schools [January 28, 2011]
  14. Schools report surge in homeless students [January 28, 2011]
  15. Foreclosure May Hurt Children the Most [January 24, 2011]
  16. Children of foreclosure falling behind in school [May 6, 2010]
  17. ‘Tidal wave’ of homeless students hits schools [May 6, 2010]
  18. Keeping Homeless Kids in School [May 6, 2010]
  19. Foreclosure Crisis Hits Poor Renters Hard: Evicted Families Have to Fight to Live Together [May 6, 2010]
  20. 25,000 students in state homeless; up 18% in year Districts seek stimulus funds to help children with supplies, transportation [May 6, 2010]
  21. Youth panel looks at recession’s effects [May 6, 2010]
  22. Food Stamps and the Tough Economy [May 6, 2010]
  23. Viewpoints: Welfare cuts threaten growth of jobs [May 6, 2010]
  24. The Long Tail of the Recession [May 6, 2010]
  25. Study: Number of homeless students on the rise [May 6, 2010]
  26. Dire economy exacerbating, spotlighting “invisible” problem of homelessness [May 5, 2010]
  27. School Districts Scramble to Help Homeless Students [May 5, 2010]
  28. Early Figures Indicate Nearly 25 Percent Jump in Homeless Students Last School Year [May 5, 2010]
  29. More than 2,000 NH Students Have Nowhere to Call Home [May 5, 2010]
  30. Report: Over 12,000 Students are Homeless in VA [May 5, 2010]
  31. Kids Count Seeing Impact of Recession on Children [May 5, 2010]
  32. No homes. No jobs. Not even beds at shelters. Here's how families are fighting to stay together [May 5, 2010]

Top of Our List

  1. Many Homeless Children and Families in the United States are Still Invisible [November 22, 2013]
  2. Unemployment: A Children's Issue [April 2, 2013]
  3. Children’s Economic Well-Being After the Recession [December 6, 2012]
  4. Turning Around the Child Homelessness Epidemic [November 28, 2011]
  5. Food for Thought: Our Nation’s Safety Net, at $31.50/Week [November 10, 2011]
  6. The Changing Face of Homelessness in America [November 2, 2011]
  7. Tough Times Call for Tough Decisions for Families Living in Poverty [September 29, 2011]
  8. Growing Child Poverty in America: There is Simply No Excuse [September 20, 2011]
  9. For Michigan, Kicking Thousands of Children to the Curb is Simply the Cost of Doing Business [September 7, 2011]
  10. A Must See Video Clip: 60 Minutes - Hard Times Generation [July 1, 2011]
  11. Let Them Eat Horses? [June 20, 2011]
  12. A Child’s Life in Poverty [March 8, 2011]
  13. Poverty & the Middle Class: The New Story of Our Nation [January 21, 2011]
  14. All We Want For Christmas is an Omnibus [December 15, 2010]
  15. Tweeting to Tackle Childhood Poverty [December 10, 2010]
  16. Let’s Set a Goal & Let’s Get Started [December 8, 2010]
  17. This Week’s Legislative Roundup for Families [December 3, 2010]
  18. New Report Studies the Impact of the Recession on Kids [November 17, 2010]
  19. Families of the Recession: What the Unemployment Rate Means for Kids [November 16, 2010]
  20. The Election is Over, but the 111th Congress is Not [November 3, 2010]
  21. Homeless in Seattle [October 11, 2010]
  22. Stories Behind the Statistics & Poverty Action Toolkit [September 28, 2010]
  23. Urban Institute: Strategies for Fighting Poverty After ARRA Expires [July 20, 2010]

Events

  1. Child Well-Being in the Aftermath of the Recession: Creating a Vision for Kids [December 5, 2011]
  2. Congressional Briefing - Protecting Children in Tough Economic Times: What Can the United States Learn from Britain? [June 6, 2011]
  3. Congressional Briefing: Children in the Recession [November 3, 2010]

Library Items: Reports

  1. Unemployment from a Child's Perspective [March 25, 2013]
  2. The Recession’s Ongoing Impact on Children, 2012 [December 4, 2012]
  3. Troubling Trends [September 27, 2012]
  4. The Ongoing Impact of Foreclosures on Children [April 18, 2012]
  5. The Recession’s Ongoing Impact on America’s Children [December 20, 2011]
  6. Living on the Edge: America's Low-Earning Families [September 22, 2011]
  7. Protecting Children in Tough Economic Times: What Can the United States Learn from Britain? [June 16, 2011]
  8. Child Poverty During the Great Recession: Predicting State Child Poverty Rates for 2010 [December 10, 2010]
  9. The Recession and Housing Stability [November 16, 2010]
  10. The Recession and Food Security [November 16, 2010]
  11. The Effect of the Recession on Child Well-Being [November 14, 2010]
  12. Children in Poverty: State-by-State in 2009 [September 28, 2010]
  13. A Critical Moment: Child & Youth Homelessness in Our Nation's Schools [July 27, 2010]
  14. The Effects of the Recession on Child Poverty: Poverty Statistics for 2008 and Growth in Need during 2009 [March 15, 2010]
  15. Turning Point: The Long Term Effects of Recession-Induced Child Poverty [March 15, 2010]
  16. The Impact of the Mortgage Crisis on Children [March 15, 2010]
  17. The Economic Crisis Hits Home: The Unfolding Increase in Child & Youth Homelessness [March 15, 2010]
  18. Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Families During an Economic Crisis [March 15, 2010]
  19. The Cost of Doing Nothing [March 15, 2010]
  20. An Improved Child Tax Credit: Good for the Economy, Good for Kids [March 15, 2010]

Library Items: Fact Sheets

  1. Living on the Edge: America's Low-Earning Families First Focus Policy Recommendations [September 22, 2011]
  2. Familes of the Recession: Unemployed Parents & Their Children [December 3, 2010]
  3. Policy Recommendations: Housing Stability [November 16, 2010]
  4. Policy Recommendations: Food Security [November 16, 2010]
  5. First Focus Policy Recommendations: Child Health [November 15, 2010]

Library Items: Presentations

  1. Vicki Shabo's PowerPoint presentation [September 23, 2011]
  2. Rourke O’Brien's PowerPoint presentation [September 23, 2011]
  3. Heather Boushey's PowerPoint presentation. [September 23, 2011]
  4. Sophia Parker's PowerPoint presentation. [September 23, 2011]

Library Items: Letters and Correspondence

  1. Fiscal Cliff "Plan B" Letter to House Members [December 20, 2012]

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