Children's Defense Fund

Making Sure We Take Care of Our Kids

Last week, the White House and Senate GOP leadership claimed their next COVID-19 relief package would be about “bringing back jobs and making sure we take care of our kids.” We need your help to make sure that’s more than an empty promise, because our children and families need help now to weather this crisis. 

Help us hold Senate leaders accountable for their promises: tell your Senators the next COVID relief package must include meaningful action to take care of our kids NOW.



  • Your Senators


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Dear [Decision Maker],

COVID-19 continues to pose an unprecedented public health, economic, and unemployment crisis across our country that is magnifying the effects of systemic racism and long-standing racial and economic disparities. And the needs of our nation's most vulnerable children--especially Black children and other children of color, immigrant children, and children in the child welfare system--are growing more urgent each day.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised that the next COVID relief bill will "take care of our kids." I'm calling on you to make sure the Senate comes through on that promise and takes meaningful action to give children and families what they need to weather this crisis.

Each day the Senate refuses to take action, more children are going hungry, becoming homeless, and falling into poverty.

I'm counting on you to take care of America's children. Please take action now.

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
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[Your Email]