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.
Dec. 12: A reliable source of health, education, welfare and economic data, Iowa Kids Count’s annual data book and special reports highlight over 20 indicators of child and family well-being across the state.
Strong Start for America’s Children Act is a good start on a long-articulated goal. Now, Congress needs to flesh out the specific federal investments through bipartisan action.
Rich in maps and charts, CFPC’s early-childhood needs assessment, conducted for Early Childhood Iowa, is an in-depth look at Iowa children from birth to kindergarten entry and their access to quality services.