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Save the Children Action Network CEO Mark Shriver today applauded New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state legislature for approving legislation establishing a Cabinet-level department to consolidate and oversee the state’s early childhood programs.
SCAN CEO Mark Shriver today applauded a bipartisan introduction of legislation which would update the federal tax code to make child care more affordable and accessible for working families.
Save the Children and SCAN today said the president’s fiscal year 2020 domestic budget request would hurt kids, as it would roll back safety protections for children and also eliminate funding for critical after-school programs.
Today, 61 percent of Alaskans currently reside in what’s known as a “child care desert.” The Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act would provide competitive grants to states like Alaska to support the education, training or retention of the child care workforce.
All kids deserve an equal chance to succeed. Investing in them means investing in Vermont’s economy and its future. The potential to forge compromise and achieve meaningful progress this legislative session is real. The time to act is now.
Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson and Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduce a bill to address the shortage of affordable child care in rural areas. The bill has the approval of Save the Children Action Network and Minnesota’s Human Services Commissioner.
TEXT NMkids to 52886 to support Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's plan for Permanent Early Childhood Education Funding!
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) speaks on the importance of advocacy
SCAN's newest ad for Governor Gina Raimondo explains her plans for early education in Rhode Island.
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.