As state legislatures across the country wrap-up their legislative sessions for 2018, SCAN advocates pushed lawmakers to achieve these 5 bipartisan victories.
Save the Children Action Network volunteers and students asked Tennessee’s gubernatorial candidates, “If elected, will you increase funding in the 2019 budget for the Voluntary Pre-K Initiative?” Here’s what they said.
Children are negatively impacted by indefinite family detention, with their well-being at risk. Here are 5 harmful long-term effects of family detention on children.
“Separating a child from his or her family unnecessarily is inhumane, traumatic and simply put, unacceptable. The cruel act of separation can cause severe negative social and emotional consequences for the children and their families in the days, months and years ahead.” — Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children
I will celebrate this Father’s Day as a first time dad because my family was fortunate to have access to outstanding medical care. I am fully aware that the best day of my life could have been the worst day of my life if my family lived in the developing world, where many communities lack access to adequate maternal and child health care.
All babies deserve a healthy and vibrant start to life, but for some, just surviving until their fifth birthday is a challenge. Many of the world’s youngest citizens struggle simply because of where they were born. We can — and must — help change this.
As a future educator, I know the importance of early childhood education for all children for both social and academic development. Unfortunately, as summer draws near, many parents are struggling to find quality care.
The 2017-2018 school year was an exciting time for SCAN’s Student Ambassador Program. They went the extra mile to empower those around them to advocate for issues at the local, state and national levels. Here are some highlights from the year!