The Impact of the Child Tax Credit

Categories: General, Policy & Advocacy

For the second half of 2021, millions of families across the nation received monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC), the nation’s first “child allowance”. This was possible through a temporary increase in the credit’s maximum amount from $2,000 to $3,600 for children under 6 years old and $3,000 for children 6 to 17 …

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Invest in Illinois children, families and our early childhood workforce in FY2023

Categories: General, Policy & Advocacy
Children in Child Care Class
Illinois has long been a national leader in the provision of early childhood services – supports that are essential to giving infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families a fair and equitable shot at success in school and life. Despite decades of support from governors and the Illinois General Assembly, early childhood programs in Illinois …

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