Child & Family Policy Center

State policy advocacy

CFPC is a regular presence on behalf of children and families at the Iowa Capitol. We offer advocacy tools on child policy, including regular legislative updates and training.

Kids Count Report 

Iowa has far to go in supporting the well-being of children of color and children in immigrant families. Making sure every kid has a path to opportunity is fundamental to Iowans’ shared prosperity.


Health care news

Medicaid covers a larger share of kids in rural Iowa than metro areas. Read the new report from our partners at Georgetown University Center for Children and Families here. 


Iowa policy opportunities

Listen to Iowa teenager Hayley explain why subsidized guardianship is an important permanency option for older foster youth in our state.

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