From July 3 until July 20, both the House and Senate will be in recess, which presents a good time to educate your Members of Congress about the pandemic-related challenges facing families of children and youth with special health care needs, the health care providers who serve them, and Family-to-Family Health Information Centers. To find out when your Representative and Senators will be holding tele-town halls or other events, check out the Town Hall Project ( ). To find out who your Representative is, enter your zip code on the House homepage (upper right corner) at or select your state on the Senate homepage (upper left corner) at . After Congress returns from its July 4 recess, it will have only two weeks before the long August recess to pass any more measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fall-out. Read about the prospects for this legislation, and more, below.

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With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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