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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.

Youth Forum at Eat Cafe

Check out photos from our Second Annual Youth Forum on September 15! It was a fun, informative afternoon of community building and social justice. Our ten youth photographers, ages 10-16, shared their engaging work and their insights on how to address issues in their communities. Capped off by a compelling youth panel and delicious food by the EAT Café, it was an amazing event!


In "Cooking dinner for tonight and tomorrow night," Joy Manning profiles the upcoming release of Julia Turshen's cookbook,  Now and Again, and the forthcoming dinner on September 11 at EAT Café, featuring Turshen as guest chef along with recipes from her book.



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