I was just six months old when my family had to flee our home in order to survive. Today, more than 70 million people worldwide are refugees, and like my family, many see the U.S. as a beacon of hope.
Yearly Archives: 2019
SCAN’s policy expert, Santiago Mueckay, answered 5 frequently asked questions about the situation at the border and the steps SCAN is taking to help.
As the National Campaigns and Digital Director for SCAN, I know how many children in the US and around the world struggle to receive a quality education, feel safe and simply have a chance to play and grow. I see the opportunities that my daughters have, and I believe every child deserves those same opportunities.
In the spirit of spookiness, here are some tricky issues that are affecting kids and ways that you can help treat them.
I’m a father of two young kids, and I can’t help but think about the terrible consequences armed conflict, like the situation in Syria, has on children. Fortunately, as an employee of Save the Children Action Network, I know that many people are working tirelessly to advocate for the safety and security of these children.
Wilita and his siblings. This picture was taken when they first came to the United States. Wilita is in the top right corner wearing a black suit and white shirt. I grew up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo …
When someone asks me what I think about the 2020 presidential race, here’s my answer: we’re not hearing enough about kids!
SCAN asked some of its partners to weigh in on issues that affect kids today, and how we, as voters and advocates, can help them. Here is what they said.