Iowa

We’re Empowering Iowans to Be the Voice for Kids

Iowans overwhelmingly support investing in our kids, and especially early education.

In 2017, we supported two bills that provided Iowa schools with more flexibility in how they spend their Statewide Voluntary Preschool dollars. The bills each received overwhelming bipartisan support and were signed into law by former Governor Terry Branstad in May 2017.

We’re empowering everyday Iowans to be the voice for kids. 

We’re committed to ensuring all children succeed in school and life.

Learn how we’re investing in Iowa’s future. 

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National Polling Results

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Save the Children Action Network announced the results of a national survey that identified Democratic primary voters’ desire to hear more from presidential candidates on the issue of access to child care and preschool.

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E.J. Wallace

E.J. Wallace
Mobilization Manager, Iowa

E.J. Wallace brings a deep passion for social justice and community engagement to the SCAN team, fueled by his family and faith. He began his interest in advocacy and community organizing at Drake University, where he studied Sociology and volunteered with various community based organizations.

From 2010 to 2014, E.J. was a community organizer with the hotel workers union, UNITE HERE! in Honolulu, Hawaii. In this role, he learned the value of empowering people to use their collective voices to make positive, lasting change that benefited their entire community.

E.J. is an Iowa native and a father of an amazing 3-year-old. He is excited to work in his home state, mobilizing Iowans to hold policy makers accountable to children and families.

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