Putting Children First in Policy and Legislation

Whether it occurs in Springfield or Washington, D.C., Children’s Advocates for Change’s policy efforts are steeped in data and refined by real-life stories.

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child healthcare wellbeing

We work for the necessary legislative measures and funding to holistically improve the lives of our children and families.

child development support

Our policy imperatives include:

  • Improving access to quality child care and early education programs.
  • Increasing access to quality health care and the economic support required by Illinois families.
  • Making housing more affordable for low- and moderate-income families
  • Ensuring the safety of our children and families
  • Advocating for the necessary financial resources to support Illinois children and families through an equitable tax system

Legislative Updates

The Illinois General Assembly has concluded its 2022 Spring Legislative Session. Below is a list of some of the bills Children’s Advocates for Change was tracking.