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Save the Children applauds the American Families Plan released by President Biden today, particularly the plan’s unprecedented prioritization of early childhood education and care, as well as its efforts to combat child hunger and poverty.
After yesterday’s introduction of the Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act, Cassidy Pont, Federal Governments Relations Manager at Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), issued the following statement on behalf of SCAN
SCAN Applauds King County Council for Bringing Renewal of Best Starts for Kid Levy to Vote in August
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the King County Council for unanimously passing proposed ordinance 2021-0062, giving voters the option of voting ‘yes’ to increase and renew the Best Starts for Kids levy during the August primary. Best Starts for Kids is a comprehensive program that invests in children and families at all stages of life so that they are happy, healthy, safe and thriving. Since its inception in 2015, Best Starts for Kids has funded nearly 600 programs and directly served over half a million children, youth, and families in King County.
New Hampshire is in a child care crisis.
Lacey Daniell-Miller, New Mexico State Director of the Save the Children Action Network New Mexico, on the Land Grant Permanent Fund and Helping to Getting HJR1 Passed through the State Senate.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many difficulties to Louisiana — sickness and death obviously, but also traumatic economic, social and psychological injuries. Rarely have we faced these difficulties all at one time. It is vital that Louisiana respond with innovation …
A new national poll by Save the Children Action Network found 87% of voters support providing enough federal assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak to make sure child care providers can pay their bills.
Deborah Merrill DePaoli is the South Carolina State Manager for Save the Children Action Network (SCAN). This winter, she spoke with Erin Live on the Air about SCAN's work to help children in the U.S. and around the world survive and thrive.
Many families in the U.S. live in child care deserts -- areas where it is nearly impossible to access quality care for their children. We must urge Congress to fix this and #Care4ChildCare.
Child mortality rates have fallen by more than half, from 12.7 million under-5 deaths in 1990, to 5.6 million in 2016. U.S. leadership and foreign assistance played instrumental roles in this achievement, saving the lives of millions of children around the world.
SCAN crafted this prospectus to help 2018 midterm election candidates of both parties amplify an agenda for early childhood, to help kids survive and thrive.
This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.