childrens-issues

‘I just started screaming’: Philly’s gun violence leaves children with lasting wounds | Analysis

BY: - August 22, 2021

The number of children aged 18 and younger who were shot increased by 65 percent to 196 in 2020, data shows.

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Childcare, immigration, schools and more: 6 ways the Biden Budget helps American children | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 7, 2021

The White House's budget plan includes $5 trillion in new spending. Here's how America's kids would benefit, according to one analysis.

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Report: Ranks of Pa.’s uninsured children grew between 2016-19 | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 13, 2020

Gains in reducing the rate of uninsured children have been wiped out over the last three years, a new study concludes.

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LGBTQ groups enter SCOTUS fight between Philly, Catholic charity over foster services | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 21, 2020

"Everyone deserves a loving and safe home, but allowing for discrimination will cause significant harm," one activist said.

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The U.S. now spends more on its debt than programs for kids: report | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 12, 2019

Treating our children as an afterthought has resulted in one of the highest child poverty rates in the developed world,' a new report concludes.