We want to welcome RI lawmakers to the new legislative session and make sure they keep important kids issues like child care and early childhood education on the table. All kids deserve a strong start in life.
We’re Empowering Rhode Islanders to Be the Voice for Kids
Rhode Islanders overwhelmingly support investing in our kids, and especially early education.
This is key because research shows the first five years of children’s lives are critically important for their development.
SCAN Supports Gov. Raimondo’s Early Education Plans
Rhode Island In the News
The head of Save the Children Action Network joins Eyewitness News This Morning to explain why the group supports the governor's proposal for universal pre-K in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo made her pitch to offer universal pre-school to children throughout the state to her most receptive audience yet Wednesday: several groups of four-year-olds. So how much will universal pre-K cost and what does it mean for Rhode Island families?
If school can start for 4-year-olds in the year before kindergarten, Gov. Gina Raimondo said the benefits will be valuable.
Samantha joined SCAN in 2018 following a year on tour with U2, first managing The ONE Campaign’s U2 partnership and most recently as the band’s environmental sustainability lead. Prior to road life, Sam worked on mobilization teams at Global Zero and The ONE Campaign. When not campaigning, you’ll most likely find Sam at a live music venue, listening to a podcast or with her 20+ houseplants.