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Children Missing from the First Debate

October 5, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate

The presidential candidates participated on Wednesday in the first of three presidential debates. This debate was focused on discussing domestic policy, but among the discussion of the economy, jobs, education, and taxes, one critical issue was overlooked: our nation’s children.


October 3, 2012
By Melissa Dishart, First Focus Campaign for Children Intern Associate

FF1002Proof_2.jpgThe 2012 presidential and vice-presidential candidates will participate in a series of debates in the coming weeks to showcase to voters where they stand on important policy issues. Three of the debates will focus at least in part on domestic policy, which means three great opportunities for candidates to put kids front and center.

California Governor signs landmark legislation addressing “shattered families”

October 1, 2012
By Yali Lincroft

Last night, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two landmark legislation to help detained and deported immigrant parents:

Voters Put Kids First

September 26, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate