With retirement approaching, I knew I needed a way to express my convictions. That’s when I was introduced to the training opportunities and to various advocacy platforms available through SCAN.
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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.
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!
For more than 25 years, I have visited Head Start programs all across the nation. Each time I am inspired by the children and families who go to these programs to not only learn, but to become future leaders. That’s the power of Head Start. It transforms lives by giving children living in poverty a chance at the future they deserve.
Here is my challenge to you: this week, take one action. I promise that the action will spark an energy that will inspire you to keep acting and using your voice to change the world, one step at a time.