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American Children’s Campaign Expands Board of Directors

Central to our commitment to advance equity for all children and families, we are excited to announce three new members have joined our Board of Directors: Diego Corzo, Jilla Tombar and Shelley Katz.   Diego Corzo is a Forbes-featured millennial realtor/investor and TEDx speaker living in Austin, TX; Jilla Tombar is the strategic partnerships officer for the Greater New Orleans Foundation; and Shelley Katz is chief operating officer at Victor Community Support Services/Victor Treatment Centers in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.   “Broadening the diversity of our board is critical for American Children’s Campaign to continue staying abreast of challenges faced by everyday children and families,” stated Leon Russell, ...Read More

2022-03-02T07:14:02-05:00March 2, 2022|Breaking News, Top Stories|

Update on Florida Child Sex Trafficking

The Good and Not-So-Good News About Florida's Anti-Trafficking Response. First, the good news: Florida leads the nation in a comprehensive approach to addressing child sex trafficking, according to the latest annual scorecard by Shared Hope International and the Institute for Justice and Advocacy. The not-so-good news? Florida only scored a C. In addition, 40 out of 50 states received an F grade and 10 states received a D. When Shared Hope International began releasing its annual state report card ten years ago, it created a legal framework to challenge states to enact comprehensive responses to address child sex trafficking. The latest report card assesses not just criminal provisions, but also ...Read More

2022-02-26T07:02:04-05:00February 26, 2022|Breaking News, Top Stories|

Capitol Report: Victories for Some Children But Not For Others (Yet)

Another fallout from Manchin’s machinations. Nine out of every 10 families can benefit from the child tax credit, but the inability of the U.S. Senate to extend it from pandemic relief to a permanent pre-tax fixture could have millions missing out. There is no doubt that the expanded child tax credit reduced the number of children living in poverty by nearly 40%! There is no doubt that each household could receive up to $3,600 for each child under 6 years old, and up to $3,000 for each child between 6 and 17 years old. But rather than providing the credits in monthly increments, families are now required to wait until ...Read More

2022-02-10T06:38:41-05:00February 10, 2022|Breaking News, Capitol Report|