The Children's Agenda
The Children's Agenda improves the health, education and success of our community's children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, through advocacy for evidence-based solutions and policy change at the local, state and federal levels.
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In The News
2014 Children's Interfaith Weekend
More than half of the children in the city of Rochester live in poverty
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Tackle the Day Care Dilemma (Rochester D&C Op-Ed, 8/11/2014)
Elected officials, employers have role to play in helping working parents work
Day Care Squeeze: Rochester D&C 8/10/14
There are times when
people find themselves
without the ability
to access child care...
Monroe County Child Care Spending Questioned - Rochester D&C, July 2014
The Children's Agenda's Review of the Proposed City Budget 2014-15
TCA's Revised Analysis of the 2014-15 New York State Enacted Budget
Believe in Children Campaign
TCA's Overview of the Governor's Proposed Budget for FY2014-15
Safety net programs reduce poverty, produce better outcomes for kids
Progress in the War on Poverty (Nicolas Kristof, NYT)
TCA's Full Report, Analysis of the Proposed 2014 County Budget
TCA's Executive Summary, Analysis of the Proposed 2014 County Budget
Fighting for child care subsidies
in the County budget
What are the facts about cuts in the proposed County budget?
Local news coverage on the proposed County budget
• Brooks' budget would cut child care subsidies
• Day care subsidies: What Maggie Brooks didn't say
An experiment in early learning for all children
TCA hits the airwaves!
TCA staff and members of our Interfaith Collaborative were interviewed by 2 local TV news programs on October 17th.
See the Channel 13 WHAM TV interview with Interfaith Collaborative Co-Chair Marvin Mich and TCA Policy Analyst Brigit Hurley.
WXXI's Need to Know program featured TCA Executive Director Larry Marx and Interfaith Collaborative Co-Chair Rev. Rickey Harvey. View the video "A Change is Coming for City Kids, But When?" (Children's Interfaith Weekend interview starts at minute 13:20)
Children's Interfaith Weekend: Oct 18-20, 2013
This is an opportunity for faith communities in the Rochester area to pray, learn about, and act on the troubles facing children in our community.
Learn more about the Children's Interfaith Weekend