We need to make sure Congress continues to prioritize the needs of our littlest learners by prioritizing their access to child care while their parents work. Send a message to your members of Congress today – prioritize kids as we address the coronavirus pandemic!
We’re Empowering Coloradans to Be the Voice for Kids
Coloradans overwhelmingly support investing in our kids, and especially early education.
In 2019, we helped ensure universal kindergarten for all Colorado families. Now we are committed to expanding access to high-quality preschool.
Join us to help all children in Colorado succeed in school and life.
Much of our attention has been focused on COVID-19’s impact on our own families, but let’s not limit our humanity and forget the impact on vulnerable children in U.S. custody. There are thousands of unaccompanied children in the care and custody of the Office for Refugee Resettlement in overcrowded facilities.
Every one of us in Grand Junction has a story to tell about how we are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis. I feel fortunate that my story does not stand alone, but because of my job as a home visitor, it is tied to that of more than 60 families in our community.
I can weather many changes, but what nearly breaks my heart is this question: “Will my daughter return to preschool?”
State Manager, Colorado
Annalise is the Colorado manager for Save the Children Action Network. Throughout her career she has led humanitarian, development, and human rights campaigns. She has worked extensively in Latin America and has carried out focused projects in Asia and Africa.
Annalise received her Master of Arts in Latin American studies from the University of California, San Diego, and holds a certificate in international human rights and humanitarian law from American University, Washington College of Law.
She works in the Denver area with the Community Language Cooperative as a Spanish-English interpreter, is a board member of the Latin America Working Group, and an advisor to the Americans for Indian Opportunity Ambassador Program.