(C-SPAN 2-4-09) President Obama signed the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation in an East Room ceremony at the White House. Washington, DC : 22 min.

President Obama SCHIP Legislation Signing


WASHINGTON (CNN 2-4-09) — President Barack Obama claimed the second major legislative victory of his young administration Wednesday, signing a bill to provide federally funded health care to an estimated 4 million children. The final version of the new law, which expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) by […]

Obama signs children’s health initiative into law


(Senate Democratic Caucus 1-23-09) January 23, 2009 – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Senator John Rockefeller, Gerald Smith, Associate Director of the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, and student artist Ibrahim Muhammad at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to strengthen the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Ensuring Children Have the Health Care They Need



Through Art, Kids Urge Legislators to Promote Children’s Health Care With the Senate poised to take a pivotal vote on SCHIP (State Children Health Insurance Program), young people are on Capitol Hill exhibiting their powerful artwork. The “America’s Future Starts with Healthy Children” art exhibit is a timely reminder that […]

A Picture Tells 1,000 Words!


WAMU 88.5 FM 1-26-09 With the Senate poised to take a pivotal vote on “S-CHIP,” the state health care program for children, a group of youngsters were at Union Station lobbying on behalf of their peers in their own unique way. They are exhibiting powerful artwork at Union Station, part […]

Children Lobbying for Health Care with Art





Please read on for the Action Alert from National Immigration Law Center (NILC)— ICHIA: New Congress Plans Action This Week on Immigrant Children’s Health PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE, EMAIL ALL RESPONSES TO HUYNH@NILC.ORG. A FIRST STEP TOWARDS ACHIEVING EQUITY IN HEALTH CARE: NEW CONGRESS PLANS ACTION THIS […]

Immediate Action Needed: Call Senators to Urge Support for Immigrant ...


News & Observer 1-9-09 A Wakelon Elementary School student is one of four in the nation who have earned a trip to Washington after winning an art contest. Ibrahim Muhammad of Knightdale, a fourth-grader, will have his work displayed in the America’s Future Starts with Healthy Children art exhibit. Sixty-one […]

Wakelon Student Wins Art Contest, D.C. Trip