What Build Back Better Act Could Mean for the District's Families

It appears that after months of negotiations, Democrats in Congress may be poised to pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Act. Here's what it means for the District's children, youth, and families. 

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Let’s work together to break down structural barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.

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