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Fair Workweek Philadelphia

The "Fair Workweek" scheduling bill for retail, fast-food, and hotel workers in Philadelphia got one step closer to becoming law Tuesday, says the Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Fair Workweek City Council Hearing

Join us TODAY at City Hall as we fight for a Fair Workweek!

51% of workers with unpredictable work schedules experienced hunger hardship in the last year. Compare that to 23% of workers with predictable schedules. Something has to change1.
The US border at El Paso

As pediatricians, public health researchers, and child health and policy experts, we strongly oppose the regulatory proposal “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” released by the Department of Homeland Security this weekend. This proposal will endanger the health and well-being of families of immigrants and their children.1


Witnesses to Hunger- Philadelphia member and Community Engagement Assistant Sherita Mouzon participated in

Children's HealthWatch 20th Anniversary Celebration

Come celebrate 20 years of research & policy work on behalf of young children! Since our founding in 1998, Children’s HealthWatch has worked to fulfill its mission to improve the health and development of young children by informing policies that address and alleviate economic hardships. Thus we are excited to invite you to join us at our 20th Anniversary Celebration to look back at what we have been able to accomplish, and to move forward in advancing critical research.



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