You can take a Monthly Action personally, with your chapter, or during a community outreach meeting. A meeting guide and agenda is included.
We just learned some troubling news from UNESCO: the number of children out of school worldwide has risen. Through letters to the editor, we are asking Congress to co-sponsor the READ Act Reauthorization of 2023 (H.R. 681, S.41). This is vital legislation deals with this alarming trend through attention to foundational literacy and numeracy, monitoring and accountability, and more. Utilize this monthly action sheet to take action today. (Word version)
After a record reduction of child poverty in the U.S. in 2021, recent U.S. Census data shows that in 2022, child poverty more than doubled. 2022 was also the year the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) expired. Estimates are that 3 million children fell into poverty when their families lost the CTC. Our children deserve better. Write a letter to the editor today telling Congress that any tax bill they try to pass this year must include an expansion of the CTC for families with low income. (Word version)