States have many opportunities to leverage Medicaid to expand home visiting.
If congressional Republicans repeal the ACA and defund Planned Parenthood, they put millions of women’s health and economic security at risk.
The Department of the Treasury requires a trustworthy leader. Based on the record of Financial Freedom, Mnuchin’s reverse mortgage company, it is unclear whether he meets this qualification.
As the opioid epidemic rages, cuts to health care and other social programs would inflict further damage on children, families, and communities.
Congressional Republicans’ claims that their Medicaid proposals will help states by giving them greater flexibility are a smoke screen for their plans to slash federal support for the program.
Promoting equal, meaningful access to legal representation in the U.S. justice system is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity.
Rep. Price’s budget process changes would set the stage for automatic cuts to programs for low- and middle-income Americans.
President-elect Donald Trump’s current plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure provides enormous tax breaks to elite Wall Street investors while neglecting to lift up working families and invest in the communities most in need.
Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.
With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, the nation must put in place policies that ensure dignity and security in old age.
States with conservative policy agendas fare worse on a range of family-related indicators than states with progressive policy agendas.
The new administration can take several steps to help vulnerable communities reduce climate change risks and expand economic opportunities in the face of extreme weather.
Risky payday and auto title loans threaten not just families’ balance sheets, but their overall well-being.
Expanding access to state-issued identification for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness could create opportunities and improve their safety and well-being.
Adequate social and economic support is essential to ensure the economic security, health, and well-being of vulnerable seniors and their caregivers.