“[SCAN is] a new political arm that is crusading to make
early-childhood education a top-tier issue.”
The Washington Post

SCAN Believes Every Child Deserves the Best Start in Life

By holding elected leaders accountable, it is helping kids from birth to age 5 survive and thrive.

In 2017 We:

Visited 237 federal, state 
and local lawmakers’ offices.

Delivered nearly 900,000
messages to lawmakers
on behalf of kids.

Protected funding for 
Head Start and Child Care
programs in the 2017 budget.

Prevented millions of dollars
in cuts to the 2017 budget to 
global health and nutrition
programs for moms and 
kids overseas.

Where We Work