Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Kids & Politics: Minding the Budget

From Connect for Kids Weekly Email:

Kids & Politics: Minding the Budget

Save the Date: Children's Budget Summit (July 20)Federal domestic spending on children has declined by 23 percent since 1960, according to the Urban Institute. To reverse this trend, Urban and the bipartisan advocacy organization First Focus are hosting this event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will include policy and communications experts and state groups that have successfully advocated for additional funding. RSVP to Emily Mah at Emily@firstfocus.net by July 9. For more on the federal budget and kids, check out:

KIDS' SHARE 2007: How Children Fare in the Federal Budget (Urban Institute)
Policy Agenda/Resources (First Focus)
How the Budget Affects You (Emergency Campaign for America's Priorities)
Budget Topic Page (Coalition on Human Needs)
Federal Budget Research (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Connect for kids: http://www.connectforkids.org/

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very Interesting!
Thank You!