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Panelists at a Save the Children Action Network conference in Nashville last weekend had been discussing the critical role of quality early education and nutrition in children’s development when a mother from southern Iowa raised her hand. A SCAN volunteer herself, she was there with other advocates, parents and teachers from across the region to bone up on advocacy skills ahead of the midterm elections.
More than a dozen of Iowa’s state and federal candidates take the stage at the Iowa State Fair, hoping to spread their message and gain support. Attracting thousands of Iowans across the state, many come to the fair for the food and fun. However, the foot long corn dog and cow made of butter isn’t the only entertainment the fair has to offer.
An Iowa tradition called the Political Soapbox gives Iowa’s 2022 political candidates a microphone, a stage and 20 minutes. Put on by the Des Moines Register, Iowans can stop by and listen to candidates pitch their agendas.
Everyone in our community has been affected by COVID-19. However, as our nation tries to return to normalcy, we must reflect on how our state’s workforce will be impacted. Creating a robust system of child care will be essential to building an efficient economy. We need to get people back to work, and child care is one way to do that.
A new national poll by Save the Children Action Network found 87% of voters support providing enough federal assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak to make sure child care providers can pay their bills.
Deborah Merrill DePaoli is the South Carolina State Manager for Save the Children Action Network (SCAN). This winter, she spoke with Erin Live on the Air about SCAN's work to help children in the U.S. and around the world survive and thrive.
Many families in the U.S. live in child care deserts -- areas where it is nearly impossible to access quality care for their children. We must urge Congress to fix this and #Care4ChildCare.
Child mortality rates have fallen by more than half, from 12.7 million under-5 deaths in 1990, to 5.6 million in 2016. U.S. leadership and foreign assistance played instrumental roles in this achievement, saving the lives of millions of children around the world.
SCAN crafted this prospectus to help 2018 midterm election candidates of both parties amplify an agenda for early childhood, to help kids survive and thrive.
This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.