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Promoting Child Health Equity through the Tax Code:

Opportunities to Enhance the EITC and CTC and Improve Child and Family Health

A Virtual Congressional Briefing

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

The congressional briefing highlights the child and family health benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), two of our country’s most effective poverty alleviation tools, through a conversation with pediatricians, child health and policy experts, and a person who has benefited from the tax credits.

The Briefing Featured

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI)
  • Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
  • Benard Dreyer, MD – Past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Director of the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine and Director of Pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital
  • Eduardo Ochoa, MD – Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator Little Rock site and pediatrician at Arkansas Children’s Hospital
  • Luke Shaefer, PhD – Professor of Social Work and Public Policy and Director of Policy Solutions at the University of Michigan
  • Kaleena Daughtery, Manager of the Experts on Poverty Cohort at RESULTS, Milwaukee, WI
  • Allison Bovell-Ammon (moderator), Director of Policy Strategy for Children’s HealthWatch
  • Anna Aurilio, Federal Campaign Director, Economic Security Project