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Save the Children and SCAN Applaud House Appropriations Committee Approval of Department of State and Foreign Operations Funding Proposal

On July 9, the House Appropriations Committee advanced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Department of State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) Appropriations bill, after the bill received unanimous support at the Subcommittee level. The bill includes funding for critical programs serving vulnerable children throughout the world, including those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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SCAN Urges New Mexico Lawmakers to Protect Early Childhood Trust Fund

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) together with its 4,500 advocates in New Mexico are urging local policymakers to protect the Early Childhood Trust Fund during the upcoming special session. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Legislature made early childhood education a top priority with the creation of this first-of-its-kind $320 million fund which would ensure vital early childhood education programs have funding now and in the future.

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Proposed Changes to Asylum Rules Harmful to Children & Families

The administration’s new proposed asylum regulations will make it nearly impossible for families fleeing violence and danger to seek safety and asylum in the United States. Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) are urging the public to use their voice and speak out against these egregious changes by submitting a comment to the administration.

SCAN In the News

Child care industry needs saving

Washington's child care industry was in a crisis long before this pandemic. The lack of access to, and affordability of, safe, high-quality child care has been harming our families and limiting our economic growth for far too long.


We care for child care

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.


2018 Campaign Prospectus

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.

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2016 Annual Report

This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.