CFPC’s advocacy initiative is a regular presence on behalf of children and families at the Iowa Capitol. ECC offers its members advocacy tools on child policy, including regular legislative updates and training.
How are Iowa kids doing compared with kids in other states? The Annie E. Casey Foundation's national Kids Count Data Book is out, and Iowa ranks third in overall child well-being.
Regular attendance is a critical element of school success. A new CFPC report finds that chronic early-elementary absence is putting many Iowa children on path for academic struggles.
Where do Iowa candidates stand on important children's issues? CFPC supports the Children's Policy Coalition, which has released candidate questionnaires in Iowa's U.S. House and Senate races.