This page includes additional resources created by the PIF campaign and our allies. These resources have been reviewed and vetted by PIF staff. As you develop your own materials to meet your community’s needs, we encourage you to take inspiration from these great examples.
Resources by Issue Area
- Early Childhood Programs
- Medicaid, ACA, and other Health Services
- Get Health Care Without Fear – NYC Health + Hospitals (with 13 available translations)
- Public Charge and Health Coverage Programs – Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
- Public Charge Rule: Considerations for HIV and Hepatitis Programs – NASTAD
- Housing Programs
- Legal Services
- SNAP and Nutrition Programs
- Public Charge Rule: FAQs for Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Stakeholders – Food Research & Action Center
- Free and Reduced-Price School Meals – Food Research & Action Center
- SNAP and Public Charge Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Worcester County Food Bank, Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Inc., The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, The Greater Boston Food Bank.
- Workforce and Education
- Public Charge Fact Sheet – The National Skills Coalition
Immigration Status-Specific Resources
- 5 Facts on Public Charge – Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Information for green card holders, undocumented immigrants and people applying to sponsor a family member.
Resources for Community Engagement
- Train-the-Trainer Toolkit Request Form: Receive comprehensive resources to build a public charge program to train others to educate their communities about public charge.
Resources for Working with State/Local Agencies
- Sample state agency publications on public charge
- Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Notice on Public Charge
- Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Stakeholder Letter
- Minnesota Department of Human Services
- Washington State Department of Social Health Services FAQs and Flyer
- State of Oregon FAQs
- New York State of Health FAQ to Assistors
- Minnesota Agencies FAQ on Understanding the Federal “Public Charge Rule”
- California Department of Education Guidance on Public Charge
- New Mexico Human Services Department
- Newsclips as Advocacy Resource – Sharing news coverage of public charge can educate people about the threat, demonstrate the breadth and energy of the opposition, and inspire action.
- VIDEO: Five things immigrants need to know about public charge (Spanish) – NC Justice Center
Additional Public Charge Resource Pages
- PIF California
- PIF Michigan
- PIF Oregon
- PIF Washington
- The Wisconsin Collaboration on Immigrants and Public Benefits
- Center for Public Representation
- Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
- Immigrant Legal Resource Center
- National Housing Law Project
- New York Immigration Coalition
- OneNation AAPI
- The Children’s Partnership