CHN Statement: Raise the Wage Act would help millions of working families, reduce poverty, and contribute to economic recovery. Read more.

Only 5,400 families – the richest of the rich – are affected by the Estate Tax and repealing it takes needed revenue away from human needs. Click here to thank your Representative if they said “No” to a repeal.

Over 1,300 groups have signed to tell Congress to pass a budget that invests in shared prosperity and CHN has delivered the letter. See the full press release here.

FY2016 Budget: Visit our resource page here for CHN analysis and news.

Human Needs Report: Looming appropriations showdowns and proposals to reform TANF that would help (and hurt) recipients. Read the full report here.

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Our American Story: A Storyteller Action Network

A community of low-income families, service providers, and other community leaders working to expand economic opportunity for all through the power of their personal stories.

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