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Letter In Support of Increasing Investments in Early Learning for FY 2015

November 06, 2014

On November 6, 2014, 46 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, and the Appropriations Subcommittes on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, in support of increases for early learning programs in an Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY 2015.

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Letter In Support of Increasing Early Childhood Funding for FY 2016

September 09, 2014

On September 5, 2014, national organizations sent sign-on letters to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan in support of increasing funding for early childhood programs in the FY 2016 budget period.

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NWLC opposes the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935)

August 01, 2014

The National Women's Law Center sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to vote against the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R.

Memorandum Re: Interaction of Wisconsin’s Contraceptive Equity Law and the Supreme Court’s Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

July 23, 2014

This memo explains that despite the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, Wisconsin law requiring insurance coverage of birth control remains in effect and should be fully enforced.

Strong Start for Children Partners

May 07, 2014

Download a full list of our national and state Strong Start for Children campaign partners.

May 18, 2014: Public Forum on The Experiences of African-American Girls in Schools in Chicago

April 25, 2014

The National Women’s Law Center, African-American Policy Forum, and the Illinois Humanities Council invite you to join us for

The Experiences of African-American Girls in Schools:

A Public Forum

 

Letter to Congress Re: Co-Sponsor and Support the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 84, H.R. 377)

April 09, 2014

It’s time for Congress to stand up for the rights of working women and to advance fair pay. On behalf of a broad coalition of organizations that promote economic opportunity for women and full enforcement of antidiscrimination laws, we urge you to co-sponsor and work to swiftly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Letter In Support of Early Childhood Funding for FY 2015 Appropriations

April 07, 2014

On April 3, 2014, national child care and early learning organizations sent sign-on letters to the chairs and ranking minority members of the Appropriations Committees and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services in support of early childhood programs for the FY 2015 appropriations process.

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Strong Start for Children Campaign: Summary of 2013 Actions

March 06, 2014

This Powerpoint summarizes highlights from the first year of the Strong Start for Children campaign.

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