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Voices from kids: Stop the War on Children

Right now, in conflicts across the world, children are living through unspeakable violence with devastating and life-changing consequences. Bombed, shot, starved – children’s homes and schools have become a battlefield. No child should go through this.

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Investing in Washington State’s Littlest Learners

We know that a child’s brain develops the fastest in the first three years of life. That’s why we’re so excited that the Washington state legislature passed a bill that will expand services for disadvantaged babies and toddlers across the Evergreen State.

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Creating Smiles for Families in Honduras

When children and families are denied basic rights, they are more likely to suffer from preventable diseases, violence and hunger, and a lack of education. I know there are ways we can help make a difference in their lives.  

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Twitter Talk: Making the economic case for child care

Whether you’re a parent, doctor, teacher, business owner or employee, the issue of quality child care can – and likely does – matter to you. Parents, pediatricians and educators know how critical the first five years of children’s lives are …

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Strong Voices for Kids on Capitol Hill

The strength of more than 200 voices reverberated on Capitol Hill last week – voices raised on behalf of kids around the world in meetings with more than 145 lawmakers and their staff.

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Changemakers for Children

In honor of its 100th anniversary, Save the Children recognized an inspiring group of people who have all raised their voices and worked tirelessly for the world’s most marginalized children. Get to know the Changemakers for Children!

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Left out to Dry: the Reality of Child Care Deserts

My husband and I thought we were ahead of the game when we called child care facilities before our child was even born. We were shocked to learn that almost every place had a daunting wait list. This is the reality of living in a child care desert. It’s also the reason I’m heading to DC to petition lawmakers to make a change for families.

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Speaking Up for Kids

Mercedes Hendricks learned about SCAN when she worked on a school project that made the connection between early childhood education and success in college. “This motivated me to get more involved,” she said. “I want all children to get the same fair start that I did.”

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Social Media and Advocacy 101

Advocating for kids is so convenient, it’s at your fingertips — literally. With Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube – the options and avenues to raise your voice are endless.

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