Support for the Child Poverty Target

251 organizations committed to ending child poverty in the United States endorse the Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015. This act would establish a national child poverty target with the goal of cutting child poverty in half ten years and eliminating it in 20 years.

Add your organization as a Child Poverty Reduction Act supporter here.

National Organizations

First Focus
Alliance for a Just Society
American Academy of Nursing
American Association of Public Health Dentistry
American Federation of Teachers
American Orthopsychiatric Association
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Association for Community Affiliated Plans
Campaign for American’s Future
Center for Community Change Action
Center for Rural Affairs
Child’s World America
Children’s Advocacy Institute
Children’s Health Fund
Children’s HealthWatch
Children’s Home Society of America
Docs for Tots
Every Child Matters
Family Promise
First Star
Foster Family-based Treatment Association
Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Institute for Science and Human Values, Inc.
Islamic Relief USA
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Lutheran Services in America
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds
National Association for Bilingual Education
National Association of School Nurses
National Association of Social Workers
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
National Center on Adoption and Permanency
National Child Abuse Coalition
National Council of Jewish Women
National Crittenton Foundation
National Foster Parent Association
National Organization for Women
National WIC Association
Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility of United Church of Christ
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Nurse-Family Partnership
Oral Health America
Parents Anonymous, Inc.
PICO Center for Health Organizing
Provincial Council of the Clerics of St. Viator (Viatorians)
Public Advocacy for Kids
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
School-Based Health Alliance
Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Sisters of Mercy of the American’s Institute Justice Team
The Arc of Multnomah/Clackamas
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Treatment Communities of America

State, Territory, and Local Organizations

Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics
Alabama Food Bank Association
VOICES for Alabama’s Children

AK Child & Family
Juneau Youth Services

American Samoa
American Samoa Department of Health

Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Arizona State Dental Hygienists’ Association
Child and Family Resources, Inc.

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families
The Living Affected Corporation
United Way of Garland County, Inc.

Assoc. of CA School Administrators
California Association of Food Banks
California School Boards Association
California School-Based Health Alliance
Clinica Sierra Vista
Family Voices of California
First 5 Santa Cruz County
Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)
Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
Proteus, Inc.
Service Center for Independent Life
St. Joseph Health
The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health
Western Center on Law and Poverty

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights
The Early Childhood Council of Boulder County

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jewish Community Relations Council of New Haven

Delaware Center for Justice, Inc.
Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families

District of Columbia
We Are Family Senior Outreach Network

Democratic Women’s Club of Florida
Farmworker Association of Florida
Florida’s Children’s First
SF Voices for Working Families

Kicklighter Resource Center

Waimanalo Health Center

Chicago Women’s AIDS Project
Children’s Home and Aid
EverThrive Illinois
Kewanee Area United Way
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
National Council of Jewish Women Illinois State Policy Advocacy Network
National Council of Jewish Women South Cook Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago North Shore Section
United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Gary
United Way of LaPorte County

Child and Family Policy Center
Iowa Mental Health Planning Council
Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
Kingston Therapy Services
NAMI Greater Des Moines
Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa

Kansas Action for Children
Kansas Children’s Service League
United Way of the Flint Hills

Covering Kentucky Kids and Families
Kentucky Youth Advocates
NAMI Bowling Green
The Center for Women and Families

Childhood & Family Learning Foundation
United Way of Northwest Louisiana

Bucksport Regional Health Center
Families and Children Together
Maine Children’s Alliance
United Way of York County

Advocates for Children and Youth
PeterCares House
Public Justice Center
The Family Tree/Prevent Child Abuse MD

Community Action Agency of Somerville, Inc.
Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment
Western Massachusetts Chapter of Bend the Arc

Leelanau Children’s Center
MI Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics
Michigan League for Public Policy
Michigan’s Children
Servants of Jesus
Transition to Independence Program (TIP Wayne State)

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
National Council of Jewish Women, Minnesota State Policy Advocacy Network
State Policy Advocate Chair
Sherburne County Area United Way

Sisters of Mercy

God’s Will In Action
Heart of the Ozarks United Way
Lutheran Family & Children’s Services of Missouri
National Organization for Women, Missouri
Peace Economy Project
Vision for Children at Risk

Montana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Musikanten, Inc.

Nebraska Appleseed
Panhandle Independent Living Services
Voices for Children in Nebraska

Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada
Baby’s Bounty
Children’s Advocacy Alliance
Community Chest, Inc.
Former First Lady of Nevada, Dawn Gibbons

New Hampshire
NH Kids Count

New Jersey
Advocates for Children of New Jersey
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
Displaced Homemakers Network of NJ
New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc.
United Way of Gloucester County
Women’s Rights Information Center

New Mexico
All Faiths
La Familia-Namaste
New Mexico Pediatric Society
New Mexico Voices for Children
NM Comunidades en Accion y de Fe
RESULTS Albuquerque

New York
Claire Heureuse Community Center, Inc.
Directions in Independent Living, Inc.
Early Care & Learning Council
Monroe Plan
NYS Council of Churches
Schuyler Center for Analysis & Advocacy
The Children’s Agenda
The Children’s Aid Society
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
United Way of Greater Niagara

North Carolina
Disability Rights NC
Eagles Wings Food Pantry
Goldsboro Pediatrics, PA
NC Child
United Way of Greater Greensboro
United Way of Lincoln County

North Dakota
North Dakota Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics

Juvenile Justice Coalition
Ohio Association of Foodbanks
Ohio Children’s Foundation
RESULTS Columbus
SEM Food Pantry
Single Payer Action Network of Ohio
St. Jude Helping Hands of Elyria
United Way of Hardin County
Voices for Ohio’s Children
Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM)
Westland Ecumenical Community Food Pantry

Northwest Family Services

Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon
Oregon Pediatric Society
Oregon School-Based Health Alliance
ROSE Community Development

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania
Humanitarianism First
Keystone Progress
PathWays PA
Pennsylvania Council of Churches
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
RHD HEART Services
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
United Way of Adams County
United Way of Wyoming Valley
Upper Darby Learning Academy
West Chester Food Cupboard

Rhode Island
RI Parent Information Network

South Carolina
Hilton Head for Peace

Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth

Embrace Texas
Greater Longview United Way
Lesbian Health Initiative (LHI)
National Association of Social Networks- Texas Chapter
Texans Care for Children
Voices for Children of San Antonio

Children’s Service Society
Utah Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Voices for Vermont’s Children

Social Action Linking Together (SALT)
Voices for Virginia’s Children

Kitsap County Domestic RESULTS Group
Partners for Our Children
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

West Virginia
Children’s Home Society of West Virginia

Board of Church & Society of the United Methodist Church, Wisconsin
Howe Community Resource Center
Still Point Zen Center
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice