About: "End Child Poverty Wisconsin" Campaign

ADD YOUR NAME, help us reach 5,000 Wisconsinites calling for an End to Child Poverty in Wisconsin!

On December 14th, 2017, a coalition of faith-based networks and anti-poverty groups held concurrent announcements in multiple cities of a bold new campaign to end child poverty in Wisconsin. The campaign seeks to inspire Wisconsin to set a goal of eliminating child poverty, by holding itself accountable for reducing both child poverty and racial disparities by half in the next decade.

The campaign is a product of 3 years of intensive policy discussions and moral reflection at 24 churches and other religious institutions throughout Wisconsin. The lead coalition partners are four statewide organizations: WISDOM, Wisconsin Council of Churches, Kids Forward, and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund

Alarming News in Wisconsin Poverty Report!

A new report by a top poverty research center that Wisconsin children are falling further behind. Between 2015 and 2016, Child poverty in Wisconsin increased by a shocking 20%.  Read more.