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.


New report: young parents 

With limited opportunities to advance their education and find family-sustaining jobs, Iowa’s 28,000 young adult parents face hurdles to support their children and fulfill their own potential. 



Medicaid makes a difference for Iowans—and it's simply too important to be a political football. With the elections behind us, now is the time to have a productive conversation on how to fix things. Iowans deserve answers.

SNAP supports Iowa families

We all win when our communities are healthy and prosperous. Learn how SNAP plays an integral role in fostering healthy communities across Iowa.

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