Monthly Archives: March 2020

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Applauds Congress for Passing COVID-19 Relief Bill, Providing Temporary Support for the Child Care Industry

SCAN applauds its allies in Congress for including $3.5 billion in funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant and $750 million for Head Start in the $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. In addition, child care providers will be able to access Small Business Administration loans which can be forgiven if used to pay wages, utilities and rent or mortgage costs.

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Letter to Congress: Investing in our Future

While H.R.6201 is a reasonable, initial down payment to address the Coronavirus crisis, Congress must enact bigger and bolder measures to aid our nation’s children and address the mounting unmet needs of low- and moderate-income families during this emergency.

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Western Regional Webinar

You’re invited to our special western region COVID-19 webinar. Connect with like-minded advocates to learn how we can support kids and families during this crisis and some coping practices for you and your family.