The state budget crisis has diminished too many programs and services critical to children and families.
Here you can stay up to date with the latest news on the continued budget crisis, what it means for Illinois children and families, and what you can do about it—including sharing the link for this page: www.theOunce.org/budget.
Read more stories about how Illinois' budget crisis is affecting children and families.
Our action alerts provide information on what's happening in Springfield as it relates to early childhood programs and services.
Download a PDF home visiting fact sheet about how the budget impasse is affecting new parents and their babies.
A new report, released by RBC members Chicago Jobs Council, Heartland Alliance, the Shriver Center and other Illinois advocacy groups, in partnership with the Coalition on Human Needs, takes a look at the impact of the state budget crisis on those with low-income.
Act today to raise your voice demanding adequate revenue to fund a full-year state budget:
Read official Ounce statements on the state budget impasse.
Read more statements from the Ounce.