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We Are the Political Voice for Kids

As the political advocacy arm of Save the Children, we are building bipartisan support to make sure every child has a strong start in life. We’re doing this by advocating for high-quality early learning and ending child hunger in the U.S., the safety of children arriving at the southern U.S. border and educating and protecting kids around the world.

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Join our Online Advocacy Event with Jennifer Garner!

Right now Congress is debating the Build Back Better bill — a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s kids. SCAN is co-sponsoring an online event with Jennifer Garner and a member of White House staff, featuring first-hand stories about child care challenges from a parent, a child care provider, and a business leader.

Join us on Tuesday, September 21 for our online event: Care Wanted: Let’s Build Back Better for Kids at 7:00 p.m. EST to learn about how this legislation will give kids a strong start in life and what you can do as an advocate for children to get Congress to pass it. Sign up now!


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Announcing the 2021 Student Ambassador Awards

Another school year comes to a close, but this was anything but “just another year.” Adjusting to virtual learning, ever-shifting class schedules, isolation, sickness and family crises, racial and civil unrest, anxiety, depression, and missing out on formative experiences—this is …


Welcoming SCAN’s new Executive Director

Hear from Christy Gleason about how advocacy works because the power of individual voices united to make change is real. It inspires people. It moves policymakers. It makes a difference for children and families.