Rekha Basu: Iowa families struggling to make ends meet can be ashamed to seek help

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.

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