Today’s highly interesting read (02/16/23): 8 Places To Start For The ‘Children First’ Agenda We Desperately Need

Today’s read is from Georgi Boorman, a Senior Contributor at The Federalist. Here’s the obligatory tease:

Forget “America First” for a moment. Put MAGA aside. Any effort to restore American greatness without putting the children first will fail.

If there was any doubt that kids suffer when their own needs are subjugated to the fears and desires of adults, the Covid experience should have cast it out. For years, children en masse were put on the bottom of the priority list. Children are falling behind in education and key developmental milestones, mood disorders, and loneliness are up, and suicide ideation has risen dramatically (including during the Covid era). Families are more broken and dysfunctional than in previous decades, and nearly 400,000 children are in foster care. 

Here are eight goals for protecting children and improving their well-being that should be prioritized by government, businesses, other organizations, and individuals. 

Read them all here.

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