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It’s Time: Make the CTC Permanent

Congress needs to step up and offer relief by making the expanded, monthly Child Tax Credit permanent.

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Measure H Headed For Approval

Should Measure H pass, dozens of city recreation centers will be reviewed to determine if they can allow childcare.

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Ending Childhood Poverty

The child tax credit had historic bipartisan support—let’s start there

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Make Cash Assistance Programs Permanent

Direct cash pilots often expire without building grassroots support for the program.

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America - show up for working moms

Women are the center of our economy, care systems & essential work — but they aren’t at the center of our policies.

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Thousands of Childcare Slots Were Lost

10% of San Diego's licensed care options officially closed, and many more are yet to open.

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Guaranteed income program launches

150 households in San Diego are receiving monthly $500 guaranteed income payments

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New Study Highlights Cost of Child Care

In California, the average annual cost of infant care is nearly $17,000, $8,925 more than in-state college tuition

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San Diego will pilot Guaranteed Income

The pandemic has exposed the foolishness of blaming individuals for structural and systemic problems

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Salvaging "Build Back Better"

The Build Back Better Act had the opportunity to be ‘the New Deal’ of our time

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Progress Reports

Ideas to Alleviate Economic Disparity

Khea Pollard speaks in front of the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

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Region’s First Guaranteed Income Project

San Diego for Every Child to Receive $1.4 Million from State Budget

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Research

The 2022 California Children Report Card

A survey of kids’ well-being and roadmap for the future

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50-State Progress Report

The report provides crucial state-by-state context, offering a snapshot of the early childhood policy landscape.

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First Step to Equity

A St. Louis community-led response to the First Step to Equity report.

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CTC: Many Families Have Enough to Eat

The most common way people used the Child Tax Credit payments was for food.

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Data from San Diego Hunger Coalition

SDHC releases quarterly updates on the status of nutrition insecurity, food assistance, and the meal gap.

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Mayors for a Guaranteed Income

A bipartisan majority of Americans support a guaranteed income and the CTC expansion

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Dismantling Poverty in WA

The goal of this strategic plan is to build a just and equitable future for all.

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Essential Care for Essential Workers

This briefing is intended to help senior leaders support frontline working parents with their childcare needs.

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San Diego Childcare Needs Assessment

91% of San Diego County infants and toddlers do not have a spot in an affordable childcare program.

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What We're Reading

State of Babies Yearbook 2022

The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for infants and toddlers link to direct payments, early care and learning.

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Let the Child Tax Credit work

The focus of a children’s tax credit should be…children.

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Child Poverty Fell to Record Low 5.2%

Child poverty, calculated by the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), fell to its lowest recorded level in 2021

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Census Data Confirms the Impact of CTC

This year’s data demonstrate how powerful enhanced government supports like the Child Tax Credit (CTC) can be.

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More Subsidies for Childcare Crisis

San Diego County currently offers child care subsidies to families who qualify and also helps fund training program

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SD military children on care waitlist

Even before the pandemic strained the military system, families waited six to 18 months for child care.

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Easing the stress of poverty helps

Many of these social programs actually have a spillover affect that really has an impact

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Analysis of the Supply and Demand

This report documents the most up-to date information available on the childcare landscape in San Diego County.

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Monthly Tax Credits Would Reduce Poverty

NEW RESEARCH from CPSP shows that monthly tax credit payments work better than a yearly lump-sum credit.

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Funding Our Kids 101: Understanding Cost

A cost model measures the true cost of equitably implementing, maintaining, or expanding a
program/service for kids

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Become a Community Champion

Interested in getting involved?

Community Champions are individuals and neighborhood groups across San Diego County who believe that we can cut the experience of child poverty in half by 2030.