Following last week’s release of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 by the White House and congressional Democrats, Santiago Mueckay, Manager of Federal Government Relations, issued the following statement on behalf of Save the Children Action Network (SCAN).
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Applauds President Biden’s Executive Orders on Immigration and Formation of Family Unification Task Force
These actions are an important step toward a creating stronger, fairer and more just American asylum and immigration system, prioritizing the protection of vulnerable children and families
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Welcomes Reintroduction of Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act
SCAN applauds Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-NM) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Representatives Josh Harder (D-CA) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) for reintroducing the Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act. This legislation is an important step in finding more bipartisan policy solutions to address the growing child care crisis facing the nation.
Representatives Lisa Callan and Carolyn Eslick Selected for 2021 Washington State Champion for Children Award
SCAN Honors Representatives Callan and Eslick for their unwavering support for children experiencing homelessness
In response to news reports that the U.S. government will deport more than a dozen children and their parents currently held at a family detention center in Texas, Santiago Mueckay, Federal Governments Relations Manager at Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), issued the following statement on behalf of SCAN
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the Colorado General Assembly for passing House Bill 20B-1002: Emergency Relief Programs for the Child Care Sector. Not only will the bill help to sustain and protect Colorado’s existing child care providers through the creation of a Child Care Sustainability Grant Program, but it will also work to rebuild Colorado’s child care industry – which is suffering severely from COVID-related closures – through a new Emerging and Expanding Child Care Grant Program. The bill passed with strong bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) is proud to endorse Proposition 2 – the Library and Early Childhood Education Millage – in New Orleans. Proposition 2 would authorize city government to levy a special property tax for 20 years, generating an estimated one and a half million dollars for early childhood education programs in 2021.
SCAN Board Chair and Save the Children CEO: “Joe Biden Has a Strong Record on Children’s Issues”
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the Colorado electorate for voting for kids during yesterday’s election by passing Proposition EE. The overwhelming passage of Proposition EE is a historic moment for Colorado and an unprecedented opportunity for Colorado’s kids, providing free, voluntary access to at least 10 hours of preschool per week to all Colorado four-year-olds, beginning in 2023.
Save the Children & Save the Children Action Network Call for What’s Right: Reuniting Every Single Separated Family Immediately
In response to news reports that court-appointed lawyers cannot find the parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. southern border under a 2017 pilot program, Betsy Zorio, Vice President of U.S. Programs & Advocacy at Save the Children, issued the following statement
If passed this November, Proposition EE would provide funding for all four-year-old children in Colorado to have access to voluntary preschool starting in 2023