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.


Iowa #5 in New Data Book 

The new 2018 report, tallying child well-being across the 50 states, highlights need for robust 2020 Census effort. 


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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