Coming soon: WE COUNT!
Alabama and the 2020 Census: ‘Whose child is missing?’
The New York Council on Children and Families: How State Agencies Can Make Sure Kids Are Counted
Ten Things We’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving
In Connecticut, advocates succeed in push for Census funding
Better than building Trump’s border wall: Five ideas for investing in America’s families
CHN: Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Onerous Health Coverage Mandate for Immigrants
CHN: Tuesday Elections Deliver Blow to Medicaid Work Requirements
CBPP: Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit Lifted 10.6 Million People out of Poverty in 2018
Nov. 6 Call-in Day: Tell Your Senators to Support Improving Low-Income Tax Credits
CHN: Trump Administration Escalates Attempt to Cut Nutrition Assistance; Advocates Fight Back
CHN: Courts Block “Public Charge” Implementation; Trump Issues Harsh Proclamation on Immigrants and Health Care
With time running out, former Census Bureau Directors issue bipartisan call for full funding
Protecting immigrant children: the last acts of a hero and civil rights icon
“Arbitrary and Capricious:” How – and Why – Courts are Defending Human Needs Programs Against Trump’s Relentless Attacks
Friday deadline: Act now to oppose HUD rule that would harm low-income and other vulnerable Americans
Victories abound for human needs advocates, CHN allies
CHN: Border Security Funding Up in the Air, as is Deferred Medical Status
CHN: New Census Bureau Data Show Fewer Americans with Health Care Coverage, Tremendous Disparities in Poverty Rates Based on Race and Age
The 2019 Human Needs Hero Reception: ‘We are not going backwards.’
CHN urges Trump Administration to withdraw threat to SNAP benefits
CHN comments on proposal that would cut SNAP benefits for more than 3 million Americans
Are child poverty and America’s housing crisis up for debate?
Resources from around the Coalition: CHN members weigh in on Census numbers
Trump Administration backtracks, in part, on deportation of critically ill immigrants, including children
Breaking: ‘The Trump Administration is now literally deporting kids with cancer’
With Hurricane Dorian looming, Trump Administration transfers $155 million in disaster aid to ICE
‘Kids Count’ report shows improved child well-being in U.S. – but barriers remain
CHN: Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum; ACLU Cries Foul
CHN: Citizenship Question Out of 2020 Census, Trump Concedes; But Controversy over Citizenship Question Continues
CHN: ACA Headed Back to Supreme Court?
CHN: Proposed Rule Would Favor Abusive Debt Collectors over Consumers
Inside Mexico’s deteriorating migrant facilities: ‘Three days in total darkness’
Hunger doesn’t take a vacation
The Miami debates: Did the presidential candidates discuss poverty?
Breaking news: Media reports say Trump Administration has dropped efforts to include citizenship question in 2020 Census
CHN: Congress Passes Emergency Border Aid after Disagreement among House Democrats
ITEP: How Expanding the EITC and Child Tax Credit Would Help Low- and Middle-Income Families
At the Poor People’s Campaign, nine presidential candidates discussed poverty
CHN: Congress Finally Passes, Trump Finally Signs Disaster Aid Bill
Back pay for federal contractors set to advance
New details reveal dangerous, dismal conditions in migrant detention facilities
Why are migrant children dying? And what can we do about it?
After decades of progress, children’s health coverage is now in jeopardy
Urban Institute: due to fear, one in seven adults in immigrant families forgoed public benefits
CHN: Senate Edges Closer Still to Disaster Aid
CHN: Redefining Poverty: The Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Struggling Americans
Register now: Webinar to focus on Trump’s latest plan to deny assistance to those in need and how to fight back
For immigrants, fear, confusion, and the chilling effect
New report: Making WIC work better
CHN: Senate Reportedly Closer on Disaster Relief
Amid devastating disasters, advocates demand aid for states and territories
CHN Joins Call for Immediate Passage of Disaster Aid on National Week of Action
CHN supporters share their payday lending stories
The U.S. Supreme Court, the Census, and the citizenship question
New report documents the dismantling of consumer financial protection
Trump and the courts: Why so much losing?
Building the American Dream: a documentary
Register now: May 2 webinar on Trump Administration’s effort to repeal payday lending protections
“Judge Flores…Judge Flores…Where are you when we need you?”
CHN: Court Strikes Down Medicaid Work Requirements; Appeals Expected
CHN: Trump Intervention Renews Spotlight on ACA Lawsuit
CHN: 71,000 Weigh in on SNAP Rule; Comment Period Extended
Religious freedom advocates call on elected officials to protect the ability to practice faith without fear
CHN comments to USDA in opposition to harsh time limits for certain SNAP recipients
What’s next for the ACA?
Trump officials step up attacks on Medicaid; meanwhile, CBPP pushes back on work requirement claims
For Puerto Rico, NAP aid could happen soon – but another dark cloud looms
CBPP: 2017 Tax Law Heightens Need for New Revenues
CHN: Nutrition Assistance Cuts Begin for 1.35 million Puerto Ricans
CHN: Trump Issues First Veto, but Fight over Emergency Declaration Continues
CHN: Supreme Court Expands Focus of Census Citizenship Question Arguments
ATF: No Evidence Trump-GOP Tax Cuts Are Improving the Economy
Puerto Rico’s nutrition assistance crisis
Who will the Trump budget hurt?
NLIHC — A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes
Puerto Rico: A recovery in reverse?
For Puerto Rico, the disasters keep coming
CHN: SNAP Rule Could Force 755,000 Off Benefits
CHN: House Votes to Nullify Trump’s National Emergency Declaration
Could we cut child poverty in half? Why, yes.
CWLA: The Family First Prevention Services Act
The SNAP Gap: Why millions of Americans will face a food scarcity crisis this month and next
The Arc: Disability Perspectives on Paid Leave — A Qualitative Analysis of Leave-taking Among Workers Affected by Disability or Serious Health Conditions
The Shutdown’s Aftermath: Yes, Government Has a Role. Now We Have to Contain the Damage
CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Basic Facts
CDF: Child Poverty in America 2017 — State Analysis
NLIHC: Out of Reach — The High Cost of Housing
NLIHC: The Gap — A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes
Day 35 of the Trump Shutdown: Let them eat loans
OSAH: Within Reach — Ambitious Federal Solutions to Meet the Housing Needs of the Most Vulnerable People
Community Action Partnership: National Impact Report — Building Opportunity for All
The Trump Shutdown: For affordable housing advocates, ‘The crisis has arrived’
Electricity bill or epilepsy meds? Furloughed worker must choose.
CHN Analysis: The Trump Shutdown is now the longest failure to provide for federal services in American history
CHN Analysis — The Trump Shutdown is now the longest failure to provide for federal services in American history
Trump Shutdown: ‘More of a Shakedown than a Shutdown’
Day 20: The Trump Shutdown’s forgotten workers
Human needs concerns mount as the Trump Shutdown continues
Shutdown update: what you can do today and how to learn more
Stories from the Trump Shutdown
CHN submits comments in opposition to drug testing of UI applicants
Paul Ryan and “complex problems”
The Trump Shutdown: approaching Dec. 21, here’s what matters
Immigrant children and the underpinning of cruelty
CHN welcomes diverse array of new Board members
10 things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
Before you go…
Expected in 2019: Five more Medicaid expansion states. And more could follow.
In a tough election season, human needs advocates mark progress
UnidosUS: Power of the Purse — How Hispanics Contribute to the U.S. Economy
Migration Policy Institute: The U.S. Asylum System in Crisis — Charting a Way Forward
Migration Policy Institute: Protecting the DREAM — The Potential Impact of Different Legislative Scenarios on Unauthorized Youth
UnidosUS: Living the American Dream — Profiles of DACA Recipients
Can’t wait to vote?
Immigrant children are under attack. Here’s how to fight back
One year ago, the world changed forever.
CBPP: Policy Basics — Public Housing
Harvard University: The State of the Nation’s Housing
The Crisis in America’s Housing: Confronting Myths and Promoting a Balanced Housing Policy
First Focus: Key Facts about CHIP and How It Helps Kids
CBPP: Introduction to Medicaid
Families USA: The Affordable Care Act is a Milestone for High-Quality Health Care
National Women’s Law Center: The Wage Gap — The Who, How, Why, and What To Do
NELP-EPI Fact Sheet: Why America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage
First Focus: Children’s Budget Book 2018
National Priorities Project: Federal Budget Tipsheet — The Federal Budget Process
Congressional Progressive Caucus Unveils The People’s Budget
CBPP: Low-Income Programs Not Driving Nation’s Long-Term Fiscal Problem
USDA Facts About SNAP
Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation
SNAP – Building a Healthy Foundation for Today and Tomorrow
FRAC: How Hungry is America?
Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival
Hurricane Maria deadlier than Katrina, new study finds
Join Us: Sept. 6 CHN Webinar To Preview New Census Data
We did it! 250,000 comments submitted. You demanded a fair and thorough 2020 Census.
Every person should count — and be counted.
The People’s Budget: A Progressive Path Forward
Celebrating the heroes
The fight against hunger: the economy improves, but not for all children
The tax law six months out: a ‘frontal assault on communities of color’
Code Red: The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention
This is not America as we know it
‘Puerto Rico wasn’t destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico was destroyed decades and decades ago.’
As hurricane season begins, a new death toll in Puerto Rico. And an island woefully unprepared for what may come.
Consumer protections from payday lenders survive – for now
Why work requirements won’t work
“Welcome to Puerto Rico, this is what we know as ‘life’
Six months after Maria
Left behind after Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico’s Children
“Dear National Rifle Association: We Won’t Let You Win. From, Teenagers.”
Rallying for the Dreamers
Condescension in a box: The Trump administration’s SNAP proposal
Will Congress grant free rein to predatory payday lenders?
Withdraw the rule. Protect tipped workers.
How to respond to President Trump’s State of the Union
Payday lending: A cycle of debt and desperation
An affront to democracy
Cuts by any other name
“Monday is my 34th birthday. I probably won’t have many more.”
No hate. No fear. Immigrants are welcome here.
What do some Montanans think about the tax bill?
Who benefits the most from the House GOP tax proposal?
Faces of Austerity 2.0: How Budget Cuts Continue to Make Us Sicker, Poorer and Less Secure
Report Shows Progress Against Poverty in PA, But Threats Ahead
CHN Report: Poverty rate flat in West Virginia, threats on the horizon
‘They’re going to be sailing off into the horizon, laughing all the way’
‘This budget is heartless and tragic’
House budget proposal would undermine national security
Security and Stability: The Importance of Paid Leave
‘It’s sad that we have to have this happen for us to come together’
CHN’s Human Needs Hero Reception: ‘It is indeed dark days, but it is the work we signed up for’
‘We have witnessed firsthand…the lack of quality, affordable healthcare in this country’
The GOP on health care: Maybe they should quit while they’re behind?
The People’s Filibuster to Stop #Trumpcare
Casey Foundation to Policymakers: Don’t Backtrack on Gains for U.S. Children
Meanwhile, 1012 miles away…
‘This is our problem. This is our plague.’
‘I’m ashamed that hunger is a problem in this country and I think it’s a travesty’
The People’s Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance
CHN on CBO analysis: 23 million reasons why House health care bill must be defeated
Stand together against budget cuts
CHN on Health Care Repeal Vote: ‘A Day of Shame for the U.S. House of Representatives’
‘Why would anyone want to diminish the access to health care we’ve been able to create?’
Fight for $15: Advocates rally for increase in federal minimum wage
Tell Congress: Do No Harm
“Evicted” Author wins Pulitzer Prize for work on homelessness, housing affordability
She told Paul Ryan what it’s like to be poor
Marching for tax fairness
CHN’s Deborah Weinstein featured on Ralph Nader Radio Hour
Gil Lykens’ Story: Exhibit A in the Case for Preserving Medicaid