No matter what happens on Election Day, we want the next Congress to make investing in high-quality early childhood education a priority. Programs like preschool, high-quality child care and voluntary home visiting transform children’s lives.
We’re Empowering New Mexicans to Be the Voice for Kids
New Mexico citizens overwhelmingly support investing in our kids, and especially early education.
This is key because research shows the first five years of children’s lives are critically important for their development.
This week, SCAN is launching a $400,000 campaign backing Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham in New Mexico that includes a television ad, digital outreach and mailers. SCAN is also supporting Gov. Gina Raimondo in Rhode Island.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) will release a new broadcast television ad today in support of Michelle Lujan Grisham’s bid for governor, strongly backing her agenda to improve and expand early childhood education in New Mexico.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) today announced its endorsement of Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor and strongly backs her agenda to improve and expand early childhood education in New Mexico.
Associate Director of Mobilization
Mike Salamon came to Save the Children Action Network in 2015 with over a decade of experience in foreign policy, international development, and grassroots advocacy, most recently as Senior Organizer for American Jewish World Service. Mike has previously worked for several organizations in Washington, DC including The ONE Campaign, the New Democrat Network, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Truman National Security Project, and U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler of Florida. He was also a Fellow with the Managing the Fear Factor project at the U.S. in the World Initiative.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mike has earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida State University. In his personal life, Mike is married to a 3rd grade teacher in the DC Public School system, has two young sons, and is an animal lover and proud owner of a dog and a cat.