Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) President Kris Perry issued the following statement on the Washington state Senate and House of Representatives each voting this week to increase funding for home visiting programs by $2.3 million. The House and the Senate will now have to reconcile differences in the bills in a conference committee and vote again on a final state budget.
Monthly Archives: February 2018
It’s critical that Congress hears from us and keeps their promise to invest in kids by protecting funding for early learning programs like Head Start and child care.
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Seven thousand newborn babies are dying every day. How can we protect our littlest global citizens?
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) President Kris Perry issued the following statement on the Washington state Senate Ways and Means and House of Representatives Appropriations Committees voting Wednesday night to increase funding for home visiting programs.
Liza Poinier represents District B (Wards 5, 6, 7) on the Concord School Board. In this brief clip, she discusses how Save the Children Action Network helped her win her campaign.
Every mother, everywhere, regardless of income or where she lives, deserves to have a healthy pregnancy and birth.
As a parent and child care professional, I know high quality early learning and child care programs give kids a strong start in life. Without these programs, kids fall behind and many stay behind. In my profession, we enable children to grow and become school ready. The kids we serve are fortunate, but due to a lack of funding, we can’t reach many others.