Washington

We’re Empowering Citizens of Washington to Be the Voice for Kids

The voters in Washington state 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. We’re committed to ensuring all children succeed in school and life.

 

Upcoming Events

Virtual training opportunity: Make Kids Count This Election Season

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Zoom Online Conferencing – Washington
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Kitsap Community Action Team Meeting

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Kitsap Community Resources – Rainier Room
1201 Park Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337 United States
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Washington in the News

Letter: Head Start Deserves Funding

In September, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers voted for a 30% cut to Head Start. As an advocate for Save the Children Action Network, I am disappointed she tried to cut a crucial program that supports parents trying to work and overcome poverty for themselves and the next generation.

Legisladores de WA deben invertir en educación temprana

El Sol de Yakima
27 de febrero, 2023

En el corazón de eso está cómo cuidamos a los niños y nos aseguramos de que tengan un futuro exitoso y saludable. Desafortunadamente, el acceso a cuidado infantil de alta calidad es difícil en todo el país y existe una gran oportunidad para invertir en la educación de la primera infancia.

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State Leadership

Christina Ko
Washington State Manager

Christina is the Washington State Manager for SCAN. She holds an MA in International Community Development from Northwest University in Kirkland, WA.

Christina is passionate about immigrant and refugee rights, and equipping families and communities to prevent early childhood adverse experiences. She believes that investing in the well-being of all children is an investment in our shared future.  

In her free time Christina enjoys Latin dancing and travelling with her husband, creative writing, and quality time with their two very fluffy cats.
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Daisy Cruz Lopez
Washington State Family Engagement Coordinator

Daisy is from Grandview, Washington, and has lived there the majority of her life. Over the course of her career, she has worked multiple positions from administration to teacher’s assistant. 

Daisy is passionate about children’s rights, mental health, immigrant rights, and better working conditions for agricultural workers. She believes that every child should have a chance at an education and having a brighter future. As a volunteer with SCAN in 2022, she won the SCAN community impact award.

In her free time she likes to knit, spend time with her family, and walk her dogs.

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