Orangeburg, SC (September 26, 2023)– Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) are proud to announce the “Bridge the Gap for Kids Walk,” a 4K walk and exciting community event with the intention to ensure every child …
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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, wants to extend the Child Care Stabilization Act along with other Democrats from the House and Senate. The funding will end on Sept. 30 of this year. Democrats joined advocates on Capitol Hill to warn of dire consequences for both families and the nation's economy.
Save the Children Action Network Proudly Endorses Slate of Eight Bipartisan Candidates Committed to Early Childhood Education and Ending Child Hunger in Virginia
“By prioritizing an end to childhood hunger and the expansion of early learning opportunities for children in Virginia, these candidates have earned our enthusiastic support.” September 11, 2023 – Today, Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) – the leading political …
Events of recent years have emphasized the health imperative of ensuring the well-being of our most vulnerable citizens, especially our children. Every child deserves a chance to grow, learn and thrive, unburdened by the shackles of hunger. This is a call to action — a plea to Congress to safeguard the future by protecting and strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The majority of Americans want even higher amounts of food aid for struggling families, according to a new poll from the Save the Children Action Network.
BONNYMAN, Ky. (WYMT) – Kentucky Senator Reginald Thomas (D-Fayette) met with members of Save the Children Action Network and visited two childcare centers in an effort to help promote the need for more services in Kentucky. “We need to make …
Daycare costs more than most in-state college tuition. A scholarship fund would help more families afford it.
Mar 14, 2023
Childcare is a major expense for Tennessee families. 87% of voters think there needs to be more financial aid to cover child care costs.
Mar. 15, 2023
The Promising Futures Act would offer scholarships for children to attend childcare and learning programs. More than 150 child advocates encouraged Tennessee lawmakers support the bill.
February 28, 2023
Rural policy is one issue where Republicans and Democrats should be able to find common ground. The new Congress will be presented with a concrete opportunity as it takes up work to pass a new farm bill that will authorize rural development programs at the Department of Agriculture. It’s an opportunity to address the pandemic’s lingering effects on child care, health care, food insecurity and more.
New Hampshire Bulletin
February 20, 2023
Providing safe, quality child care in a child care center is expensive, and the crisis is multifaceted. Now a bill currently under consideration in the state Senate aims to improve New Hampshire’s child care system. The Child Care for Working Families Act includes changes to the N.H. Child Care Scholarship Program regarding eligibility and reimbursement policies.