When it comes to the federal budget, how are kids faring? Join us at our annual Children's Budget Summit to find out!
First Focus is proud to announce the release of Children's Budget 2018, which captures and analyzes historical funding data and spending trends across a wide range of policy areas including child welfare, early childhood, education, health, housing, income support, nutrition, safety and training tracking federal investments in nearly 200 different programs.
Please join us and experts in the areas of early childhood education financing, child hunger and nutrition, and the impact of the opioid crisis on child welfare. We will discuss this year's findings and the need for Congress to support a comprehensive approach to prioritizing children in federal budget decisions.
Featuring a keynote address by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health initiative, the 2018 Children's Budget Summit will remind us of the investments needed to paint a brighter future for our nation's children.
A reception with an open bar and heavy appetizers will immediately follow the Summit until 6:30 pm.
Please note that, according to the Capitol Visitor Center rules, you need to register up to 48 hours in advance in order to attend, unless you possess a Congressional Staff ID.