Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic


The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the world, our country and our communities affecting every aspect of our daily lives. Kids and families in the U.S. and around the world are struggling with this reality.

In the U.S., many child care centers face a real fear that they may not be able to open again when the virus subsides. And we need to ensure that the Biden administration and Congress treats children with compassion at our borders and investigates past violations of human rights.

We must be a voice for children during this difficult time. Learn how you can make a difference for kids today. 

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In their Words: the Effect of COVID-19

All across the country, SCAN is working to ensure that children, families and caregivers are a priority.

SCAN spoke with more than 20 volunteers about their experiences with COVID-19. Here are some of their stories. 


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COVID-19’s Effect on Parents

COVID-19’s Effect on Child Care

COVID-19’s Effect on Kids


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An Oath for the World’s Children

We mark this Inauguration Day, a day of transition in leadership, with the knowledge that the President of the United States can and must play a critical role in making the world a better place for children.


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Protect Children Seeking Asylum

The Effect of COVID-19 on Children Seeking Asylum

Build Back Better for Migrant Kids

Now that we welcome the Biden administration into office, there’s hope for brighter future for asylum-seeking families and children! Here’s a breakdown of what all of the new proposed legislation and executive orders mean for migrant children.


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