Yes, a lot has changed over the last 12 months. But far too much has not. To create sustainable positive change, Congress must pass Build Back Better, making the U.S. stronger through investments in our people.
Native Americans, who currently number 9.7 million, have died from the virus at more than twice the rate of white Americans across the United States.
FCNL urges lawmakers to permanently extend pro-family tax credits that have repeatedly proven effective in preventing poverty.
Thanks to the work of passionate advocates like you, major recovery legislation is quickly moving through Congress—legislation that would invest heavily in children, families, and the economy.
As Congress works to advance anti-poverty measures, they need to hear your stories.
Right now, as the recovery effort begins in earnest, we are presented with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to drastically change the wellbeing of millions of Americans. The pandemic laid bare some of our largest flaws as a nation — our recovery can serve as an opportunity to address those flaws and create something better.
As our country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with a historic moment.
The American Rescue Plan. The American Jobs Plan. The American Families Plan. We need bold legislation that will fundamentally shift us towards a more inclusive economy, a more just society, and a more sustainable earth.
The American Families Plan is the long-awaited promise to the country that we have been working for many years.
Just as communities of faith have been called on the last 13 months to serve others — with emotional, material and advocacy support — we continue to be called on to support the common good to defeat the pandemic and to defeat poverty.
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