Champions for Children

Four Members of Congress received the Champions for Children award during the annual Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network Advocacy Summit. Learn more about the winners!

Urge Congress to Stop Cuts to Humanitarian Programs

5.6 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance. Urge Congress to protect funding for humanitarian programs so that more Syrian children can have the safety they deserve!

Urge Congress to Help More Kids Succeed

Once again, Congress is facing a self-imposed deadline to fund our government. And once again, funding for vital early learning programs is at risk. Take action today!

Stop Funding Cuts to Life-Saving Programs

President Trump’s proposed budget cuts funding for vital programs that help children around the world. Please tell Congress to stop these cuts!

You did it! Congress renewed MIECHV.

The bipartisan Congressional budget deal includes historic child care funding increases for U.S. kids.

Meet Fatuma*.

She was suffering from malnutrition. Plumpy nut, a low-cost, high impact solution helped save Fatuma’s life. Read Fatuma’s story, and help us save more lives.

We are the political voice for kids.

Save the Children Action Network is building political will to increase opportunity for children and ensure a better future for us all. Together, we can give every child a strong start in life.

Happening Now

Congress Invests in Kids

Congress Approves Historic Increase for Child Care, Boosts Head Start and Other Early Learning Programs for Kids in the U.S.

The omnibus spending bill passed by Congressional leaders includes an enormous increase in funding for
the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and increases funding for other
crucial early childhood education programs. Read more

Our Issues

We’re on the ground in seven states and advocating on Capitol Hill to:

Learn more about the successes of our past campaigns

Victories in 2017

Opening up new opportunities for kids in 2017

In 2017 there were many big moments in one of the most important battles there is: ensuring that all kids have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Learn about our biggest accomplishments this year.
High 5 for Kids

Raising awareness of kids’ issues at presidential caucuses and primaries

In 2015 we launched the High 5 for Kids campaign to raise awareness of kids’ issues in key presidential states. Our activists attended events throughout Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina and asked presidential candidates: if elected, how would you invest in kids?
Learn more...

Get Local

Learn about our grassroots work in 2017