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Group Outlines Campaign to End Child Poverty

February 19, 2014

Charleston Gazette – Officials with the “Our Children, Our Future” campaign plan to press lawmakers to protect funding for family support programs and to expand in-home family education and early childhood development programs in an effort to help end child poverty. Read

The campaign’s platform also includes increasing the minimum wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit, addressing physical activity and recess in schools, creating a future fund and developing substance abuse prevention and recovery initiatives.