Children fleeing violence need Congress to act this Wednesday, June 30 – read more on the blog and email your Senators and Rep NOW! (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)

Around the country Americans are taking the #LiveTheWage challenge and urging Congress to #RaiseTheWage. Visit

Rep. Paul Ryan recently unveiled his plan to fight poverty. See our Voices for Human Needs blog for reactions and resources.

3 Million jobless people and their families are still without Unemployment Insurance because Congress has failed to act. Join us for our Twitter Storm Tuesdays – #RenewUI or Email Congress Now!

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