How did the 2018 elections at the national and state levels impact opportunities to improve the lives of children and families? The new environment provides the chance for charitable foundations to assess the policy and program landscape and look for new windows of opportunity to work strategically and collaboratively to improve the lives of children and families.

The Roundtable’s 2019 and 2020 policy opportunity work is done in partnership with:

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Debriefing the 2018 Elections – FCCP Partner Webinar

Monday, January 7 3:00-4:15 pm eastern As we jump into the new year, let’s look at policy opportunities that arise from the 2018 elections, including ballot initiative wins on voting rights restoration, money in politics reforms, redistricting, and more. What can we do to continue advancing this work? What policies might get traction in 2019?  Learn…

Looking Ahead to 2019: Policy Opportunities for Children and Families

Tuesday, January 29 at 12:00 – 1:15 pm eastern The 2018 election results bring change, new opportunities, and different challenges. Join us as we learn about the policy landscape at both the national and state levels. We’ll discuss how potential policy changes could affect children and the varieties of roles funders can play to advance,…

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As the partial government shutdown continues, low-income families, seniors, people with disabilities, and people with children are adversely affected. Experts with the National Low Income Housing Coalition point out the shutdown’s impact on rental assistance, housing vouchers, rural housing development, and those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. To learn more, check out this article.

Budgeting for the Next Generation

Budgeting for the Next Generation: Does the Budget Process Prioritize Children?

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget looks at how the federal budget impacts the lives of children.