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.
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.
Want to end poverty? Start with children. Read Charles Bruner's March 2014 op-ed in the Cedar Rapids Gazette.
CFPC staffers Danielle Oswald-Thole, Charles Bruner and Sheila Hansen attended Sen. Tom Harkin's field hearing in Des Moines on March 10. Sen. Harkin is sponsoring a bill to expand early-education programs for children.