End Child Poverty CA 2020 L.A. Launch with Dolores Huerta

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Join civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, End Child Poverty California, Senator Holly Mitchell, and partners on Friday, February 21, in Los Angeles. Together we'll pave the way for achieving our 2020 End Child Poverty Plan goals. Let's Pass the Plan in full! ALL our children deserve to be healthy, fed, and housed. 

Our families work hard every day. Let's tell our leaders the time to end extreme child poverty is NOW.

The End Child Poverty in California campaign is sponsored by GRACE (Gather, Respect, Advocate, Change, Engage) and the End Child Poverty Institute to end extreme child poverty and reduce overall child poverty in California.  In close partnership with the Dolores Huerta Foundation, we are working to increase support and community engagement across the state. We invite you to be part of the movement to address the highest child poverty rate in the nation by implementing simple solutions to a complex issue. 

We look forward to seeing you at our 2020 LA Community Campaign launch and press conference, 10:00AM Friday, February 21. NOTE LOCATION UPDATE:

St. John’s Well Child and Family Center (Rolland Curtis), 1060 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join us for welcome and snacks at 10 a.m. The press conference will start at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by neighborhood community outreach.

#EndChildPovertyCA 2020 Movement Priorities

  1. The Child Poverty Tax Credit: Get families the money they need so they don’t have to choose between having a place to live, putting gas in the car, or paying for child care. Families are striving to escape extreme poverty; they know how to best spend their money; we can provide the boost for them to do it. This proposal alone, when fully implemented, will eliminate deep child poverty.
  2. Child Care: Improve access to child care and make sure child-care workers can afford to send their own children to preschool or daycare, because child care is a lifeline to keep parents working and families stable.
  3. Housing Supports: Increase overall housing availability and reduce evictions so that children and families don’t face the trauma and stress of homelessness. 
  4. Health Care: Strengthen and expand community-based and school-based health care clinics to meet families where they are so they can get the care they need to keep them learning and working. 
  5. Coordination of Services: Continue to improve the cost-effectiveness of programs that support families, focusing on community-based, collaborative, research-based solutions.
February 21st, 2020 10:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
St. John's Well Child and Family Center (Rolland Curtis)
1060 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90037

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