In response to news reports that the U.S. government will deport more than a dozen children and their parents currently held at a family detention center in Texas, Santiago Mueckay, Federal Governments Relations Manager at Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), issued the following statement on behalf of SCAN
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the Colorado General Assembly for passing House Bill 20B-1002: Emergency Relief Programs for the Child Care Sector. Not only will the bill help to sustain and protect Colorado’s existing child care providers through the creation of a Child Care Sustainability Grant Program, but it will also work to rebuild Colorado’s child care industry – which is suffering severely from COVID-related closures – through a new Emerging and Expanding Child Care Grant Program. The bill passed with strong bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) is proud to endorse Proposition 2 – the Library and Early Childhood Education Millage – in New Orleans. Proposition 2 would authorize city government to levy a special property tax for 20 years, generating an estimated one and a half million dollars for early childhood education programs in 2021.
SCAN Board Chair and Save the Children CEO: “Joe Biden Has a Strong Record on Children’s Issues”
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the Colorado electorate for voting for kids during yesterday’s election by passing Proposition EE. The overwhelming passage of Proposition EE is a historic moment for Colorado and an unprecedented opportunity for Colorado’s kids, providing free, voluntary access to at least 10 hours of preschool per week to all Colorado four-year-olds, beginning in 2023.
Save the Children & Save the Children Action Network Call for What’s Right: Reuniting Every Single Separated Family Immediately
In response to news reports that court-appointed lawyers cannot find the parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. southern border under a 2017 pilot program, Betsy Zorio, Vice President of U.S. Programs & Advocacy at Save the Children, issued the following statement
If passed this November, Proposition EE would provide funding for all four-year-old children in Colorado to have access to voluntary preschool starting in 2023
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Urges Senate to Vote ‘No’ on Chad Wolf’s Nomination as Secretary of Homeland Security
Mr. Wolf’s long-standing history of disregarding the well-being of children make him unfit to hold this position.
Leading Children’s Organizations Call for Immediate Release of Children Together With Their Families
Children’s Defense Fund, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Save the Children, Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), and the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights denounce U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) failure to comply with orders to release children from detention centers.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Statement on Blackbaud Security Breach
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Applauds House of Representatives for Bipartisan Votes to Save Child Care Industry
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauds the House of Representatives for passing two important pieces of legislation: the Child Care is Essential Act and the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.