Yearly Archives: 2020

Thank you Senator Heinrich!

51% of American families live in a child care desert. Children who don’t have quality child care often start kindergarten behind – and never catch up. Thank your member of congress for working to address child care deserts today so more kids can thrive!

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Thank you Senator Shaheen!

51% of American families live in a child care desert. Children who don’t have quality child care often start kindergarten behind – and never catch up. Thank your member of congress for working to address child care deserts today so more kids can thrive!

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Thank you Senator Capito!

51% of American families live in a child care desert. Children who don’t have quality child care often start kindergarten behind – and never catch up. Thank your member of congress for working to address child care deserts today so more kids can thrive!

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Thank you Senator Daines!

51% of American families live in a child care desert. Children who don’t have quality child care often start kindergarten behind – and never catch up. Thank your member of congress for working to address child care deserts today so more kids can thrive!

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2020 Vision for Kids

This year, there are a lot of competing priorities facing our elected leaders. And through it all, we need to ensure that children are a top priority.

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Urge New Mexico Lawmakers to Invest in Kids This Legislative Session

One in four kids in New Mexico live in poverty. Early childhood education has proven to lift kids out of poverty and prepare them for success in school and in life. Therefore, we need long-term sustainable solutions, like the proposed Early Childhood Education and Care Trust Fund. The proposed fund makes financial sense, as well. The return on investment for high-quality birth to five early childhood programs is estimated to be up to 13 percent per child, per year.

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Urge Vermont Lawmakers to Invest in Kids in 2020

All children deserve the opportunity to thrive. Studies suggest that kids who receive a high-quality early childhood education are 20% more likely to graduate from high school and are likely to earn – on average – a 50% higher income as adults.

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