The Family Room Blog

Historic Investments Help Improve the Lives of Children and Families through the American Rescue Plan Act

July 30, 2021 | By JooYeun Chang, ACF Acting Assistant Secretary  
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) provides ACF an unprecedented $47.5 billion designed to improve the lives of families and children devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn. The Act provides…

American Rescue Plan at Work with Martha’s Table Head Start program in Southeast Washington, D.C

June 30, 2021 | by Dr. Bernadine Futrell, Director of the Office of Head Start
Funds from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) are at work in communities across America to support children and families. Head Start programs received $1 billion investment through the ARP. They are using the…