Child & Family Policy Center

Every Child Counts

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.

Kids Count Data

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.


New from CFPC

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.


Are you voting for kids?

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.

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