West Virginian advocates in D.C. for Save the Children Advocacy Summit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Local advocates are in Washington D.C. through Tuesday to meet with lawmakers and attend in-depth advocacy training to help children around the world.

Kanawha Valley resident Jeannie Smith is one of them at the Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network’s annual Advocacy Summit. The attendees have goals of getting lawmakers to invest more in early childhood education in the U.S. and provide humanitarian support for the world’s children.

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