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End Child Poverty Plan: The Power of Promise Neighborhoods

The End Child Poverty Plan offers California a groundbreaking path to end deep child poverty for 450,000 kids and cut overall child poverty in half. Expanding California’s successful Promise Neighborhoods network is a key part of the plan. What’s a Promise Neighborhood? Promise Neighborhoods are powerful, family-centered networks rooted in communities. They use the power… Read More »

PETITION TO OUR LEADERS: Make Ending Child Poverty a 2019 Priority

We have to make sure our California leaders know that for 2 million kids, ending child poverty can’t wait. We’re at a key juncture as Governor Gavin Newsom revises his proposed California budget and legislators fight for their bills. SIGN ON to tell our elected leaders that the End Child Poverty Plan should be a… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: At Key Juncture, Powerful Coalition of More Than 60 Groups Statewide Urges Budget Amendments for Children in Deep Poverty

Call Tied to Key Point in Budget Process, Today’s State of the State Which Did Not Address Deep Child Poverty SACRAMENTO — The End Child Poverty in California coalition, comprising members of the state Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force and dozens of advocacy organizations from across the state, today urged legislators to… Read More »

End Child Poverty Plan Advocacy Day in Sacramento 1/22/19

On the heels of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, we are gathering together at the state capitol to make our voices heard for the rights of our families living in poverty. Share these posts, and download the graphic to add on. Tag others. Our collective is powerful, and we look forward to seeing and… Read More »

Watch the Video: MLK’s Fight for Justice Continues in California

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of fighting for racial and economic justice continues today in California. In December, we gathered with faith and moral leaders and MLK’s recently revived Poor People’s Campaign to make clear our goals: California must eliminate extreme poverty for children and families, and prioritize the needs of the poor. Although poverty… Read More »

BREAKING: Governor Releases Child-Centered Budget for 2019-2020

Sacramento, January 10, 2019– California is ushering a new era in the fight to end child poverty. Gov. Gavin Newsom just released his 2019–2020 budget, and he’s tackling poverty. We’re thrilled California is shifting from thinking in terms of piecemeal poverty solutions, to tools that work together in collaboration to help families leave poverty behind. California’s End Child Poverty… Read More »

Join In and Share the #EndChildPoverty Press Conference and Plan

Our collective voices are key to making sure ending child poverty is top priority for policy makers. Background: Read California’s End Child Poverty Plan and press release announcing the plan. Click for social sharing images and quotes from Child Poverty Task Force members. Add an image to your posts so you can tag additional people and… Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rally to End Child Poverty on Capitol Steps Monday, Dec. 3

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Yusef Robb, 323-384-1789 RALLY TO END CHILD POVERTY ON CAPITOL STEPS MONDAY, DEC. 3 Groups Urge Legislative Action on New State Task Force Plan to End Deep Child Poverty in Four Years, Affecting 450,000 CA Children EDS — See LA Times Story: https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-child-poverty-task-force-report-20181119-story.html WHAT: End Child Poverty CA , a project of GRACE, and… Read More »