Advocates argue that a permanent free meal program in public schools would help eliminate child hunger.
The school’s principal announced this week there would be “consequences” if students criticized the reopening online.
Youth across the U.S. are organizing for police-free schools and resources that prioritize their well-being.
All over the country, school districts have been utterly abandoned.
As child care centers close en masse, Congress has been unwilling to provide the resources to stave off the crisis.
Local organizations and cities are stepping up to try to save child care centers, but it’s still not enough.
Even before the pandemic, family poverty forced over 22 million children to rely on free or reduced-fee school meals.
Without emergency changes to foster care law during the COVID-19 crisis, parents stand to lose their kids.
Robert Marbut has urged localities to stop “enabling” the homeless by providing free meals on city streets.