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Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Applauds Passage of the Fair Start for Kids Act in Washington State

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the Washington State Legislature for passing the historic Fair Start for Kids Act with a bipartisan vote last night. This robust early care and education legislation will now make high-quality child care, preschool, and infant and toddler programs more accessible and affordable for thousands of Washington families. It will also provide much-needed assistance for early learning professionals. 

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Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Commend President Biden for Including Child Care Modernization in American Jobs Plan

Save the Children – together with its political advocacy arm, Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) – applauds the proposed child care investments in the American Jobs Plan, released today by the Biden administration. The plan calls on Congress to provide $25 billion to modernize child care infrastructure, upgrading facilities to ensure they meet health and safety requirements, and increasing the number of centers across the country, particularly in child care deserts. Not only does the plan call for increased supply, but it also incentivizes businesses to build on-site child care facilities for their employees.

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Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Applaud Passage of $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

Save the Children and SCAN applaud today’s passage of the historic American Rescue Plan, which notably prioritizes the recovery of kids and families at home and abroad from COVID-19. The passage of this $1.9 trillion relief bill provides unprecedented funding to save the child care industry, address child hunger, lift children out of poverty, and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the world’s most vulnerable children.

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