WASHINGTON, DC (November 20, 2023) – Save the Children Action Network Victory Fund (SCANVF), a leading political voice for kids, celebrates the election victories of two endorsed candidates in the Louisiana Legislature who have shown their commitment to advancing the well-being of children and families across the state. The candidates, Rep. Barbara Freiberg (LA House – District 70) and John Wyble (LA House – District 75) have won their elections with a shared focus on early childhood education and nutrition.
“These election victories reflect the importance Louisiana voters place on ensuring children have access to early learning and nutrition. Freiberg and Wyble have earned our enthusiastic support, and we look forward to continuing our advocacy with them for the well-being of Louisiana’s children,” said Christy Gleason, chairperson of Save the Children Action Network Victory Fund.
Representative Barbara Freiberg (LA House – District 70) is known for her dedication to children in Louisiana and is committed to expanding access to high-quality early care and education programs for all children from birth through age four.
John Wyble (LA House – District 75) supports vital food assistance programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC). Additionally, he is a proven champion of early childhood education, particularly emphasizing literacy.
Save the Children Action Network celebrates the election of these candidates who champion the cause of children’s well-being in Louisiana and looks forward to working alongside them to advocate for a better future for all.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) was created in 2014 as the political advocacy arm of Save the Children, to be the political voice for kids. We work to ensure that the issues critical to children’s lives and futures are given top priority by our elected leaders, building bipartisan support to make sure every child has a strong start in life.
Learn more about SCAN here: https://savethechildrenactionnetwork.org/