Tell Your Lawmakers to End Child Poverty Now

Tell Your Lawmakers to End Child Poverty Now2019-09-13T14:00:34-05:00

The time is NOW to invest in nine policy improvements that can lift 5.5 million children out of poverty. Demand that the lawmakers who represent you and your community commit to taking action for children during this Congress.

Fill out the form below and we’ll send a letter to your Representative and Senators on your behalf.

Scroll to see the percentage of children who live in poverty in your state and consider adding a custom sentence to the message below, letting your lawmakers know how many of the children they were elected to serve are currently living in poverty.

Thank you for standing up for children.


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Dear [Decision Maker],

Have you seen the Children's Defense Fund's new report, Ending Child Poverty Now? The report details how America can immediately lift millions of children out of poverty and reduce child poverty by 57% if Congress makes modest investments in nine policies that work. Read the full report:

The 1 in 5 children in America living in poverty can't wait any longer for Congress to act. I am counting on you to stand up now for the children you represent.

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]
[Your Email]