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MEDIA ADVISORY: Leading Children’s Advocates to Discuss DC’s FY18 Budget

March 28, 2017

Leading Children’s Advocates to Discuss DC’s FY18 Budget

Audio Press Briefing Set for Thursday Morning


On the day Mayor Muriel Bowser will give her State of the District Address, and just a few days before she releases her FY18 budget, leading advocates for DC’s children and families will hold an audio press briefing to discuss the budget priorities that would improve the health and wellbeing of young children and families in the District. The briefing will be at:

10 am on Thursday, March 30


Judith Sandalow, Executive Director, Children’s Law Center

Maria Gomez, President and CEO, Mary’s Center

Ed Lazere, Executive Director, DC Fiscal Policy Institute

For Dial-In Information, media can contact Luci Manning at 202/371-1999


Among the topics these experts will discuss are home visitation, TANF and early intervention services for infants and toddlers. They also will talk about District revenues, the need to delay tax cuts, and what President Trump’s FY18 budget blueprint may mean for DC.

There will be an opportunity for media to ask questions.

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