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We’re Empowering Voters to Be the Voice for Kids

As the political voice for kids, we’re engaging communities and policymakers across the country
to ensure children have a healthy and strong start in life.

By advocating for high-quality early childhood education and ending preventable child and maternal deaths,
 our advocates are making a lasting impact in the lives of children around the world.

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Invest in Early Learning

Urge Congress to Support Funding for Head Start

Tragically, millions of children living in poverty are eligible for Head Start but miss out on vital programming because they cannot access or afford it. Please ask your members of Congress to support funding for Head Start and Early Head Start so more kids can thrive!

State Polling Results

SCAN commissioned a bipartisan polling team to conduct survey research among general election voters
in five states to gauge their opinions about early childhood education and early intervention policies.

In addition to general election voters, SCAN conducted interviews among both Democratic and Republican primary voters.
The results showed that legislators and candidates looking for issues with broad appeal that can meaningfully
improve the lives of their constituents should invest in our youngest learners and early intervention programs. 

See what voters have to say about early childhood education.

SCAN Staff Contact

Mike Salamon headshotMike Salamon
Associate Director of Mobilization

Mike Salamon came to Save the Children Action Network in 2015 with over a decade of experience in foreign policy, international development, and grassroots advocacy, most recently as Senior Organizer for American Jewish World Service. Mike has previously worked for several organizations in Washington, DC including The ONE Campaign, the New Democrat Network, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Truman National Security Project, and U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler of Florida. He was also a Fellow with the Managing the Fear Factor project at the U.S. in the World Initiative.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mike has earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida State University. In his personal life, Mike is married to a 3rd grade teacher in the DC Public School system, has two young sons, and is an animal lover and proud owner of a dog and a cat.

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