As we face a widespread, national health crisis, we hope you are taking steps to keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe. As we learn more about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Children’s Defense Fund is taking steps to ensure our country’s most vulnerable children and their families are protected. Read more about CDF’s response to COVID-19 here.
On March 25, the Senate passed a $2 trillion relief package meant to help stabilize the U.S. economy and provide some relief to households reeling from the coronavirus crisis. Read our response to the bill, including an analysis of the provisions that will provide much-needed support to children and families and an account of the critical next steps that must be taken to protect our country’s most vulnerable.