Tag Archives: Advocacy

Creating a Future without Child Marriage

Children around the world have big dreams. But now they are facing an enormous hurdle to achieve their dreams: the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has disrupted every part of life.  But for girls in particular, there’s even more at stake.

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SOS: Child Care Providers Need Help!

Child care providers and teachers have been stretched thin over the last few months. Before many more child care centers are forced to close, we must continue to advocate for increased investments toward the child care industry.

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Changemakers for Children

In honor of its 100th anniversary, Save the Children recognized an inspiring group of people who have all raised their voices and worked tirelessly for the world’s most marginalized children. Get to know the Changemakers for Children!

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Speaking Up for Kids

Mercedes Hendricks learned about SCAN when she worked on a school project that made the connection between early childhood education and success in college. “This motivated me to get more involved,” she said. “I want all children to get the same fair start that I did.”

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Social Media and Advocacy 101

Advocating for kids is so convenient, it’s at your fingertips — literally. With Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube – the options and avenues to raise your voice are endless.

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Advocacy? I have time for that!

As a pediatrician, I decided to volunteer with SCAN because I want to do more for the families I serve. It seemed daunting at first to find time to commit to volunteering while working a full-time job, but there are many ways to do it!

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