Early childhood policy and news from the Center for American Progress @amprog
Jun 19, 2018 • 12 tweets • 11 min read
THREAD: Family separation has to end, but family detention is not the answer. No child should ever be locked up, period. #KeepFamiliesTogether#NoChildDetention
In response to widespread moral outrage against the Trump administration’s policy of separating families, some lawmakers are now pushing legislation that could lead to the detention of children for months or years in unlicensed facilities run by private prison companies.
Mar 29, 2018 • 10 tweets • 3 min read
THREAD: It’s hard to keep up with all the threats facing young children these days, but recent changes to the EPA are particularly alarming for children’s health: /10 ampr.gs/2pRwgZ5
Our children deserve environmental policies that will protect their health. But @EPAScottPruitt is protecting large corporations and the chemical industry instead #BootPruitt