This week, more than 250 advocates from 34 states attended the annual Save the Children and SCAN Advocacy Summit to receive targeted advocacy training and urge lawmakers to invest in kids. The advocates met with more than 150 lawmakers from both parties and urged them to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and maternal, newborn and child survival programs overseas.
Just one day after the Summit concluded, we learned that because of the work of our Congressional leaders, the final 2018 budget will have huge wins for kids!
When I arrived in Ghana, I had no clue what to expect. Going in, I knew there were two things I wanted to take away from the month-long volunteer excursion: 1) experience working in the global health field and 2) experience a brand new culture. Little did I know, I would end up leaving with newfound passion and drive.
Last week, Washington State ended its 2018 legislative session. And it was monumental.
In just a few days, more than 250 advocates will join us in Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of kids in the U.S. and around the world during our annual Advocacy Summit!
This Friday, we’re flashing back to last year’s Advocacy Summit, a three-day event that brought more than 200 advocates from around the U.S. to Washington D.C. to advocate for kids.
Advocacy is one of the most powerful and effective ways you can use your voice to raise awareness about the needs of vulnerable children and put pressure on our elected leaders to act.
Princess is a seasoned parent from Denver, Colorado with four children and three grandchildren—spanning ages two to 30. She’s also an active volunteer in her community and an avid advocate of early childhood education.
It’s critical that Congress hears from us and keeps their promise to invest in kids by protecting funding for early learning programs like Head Start and child care.
Seven thousand newborn babies are dying every day. How can we protect our littlest global citizens?