We’re Empowering Citizens in Vermont to Be the Voice for Kids

Vermonters 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.

We’re committed to ensuring all children succeed in school and life.

SCAN Supported Gov. Phil Scott
and House Speaker Mitzi Johnson

Save the Children Action Network supported Gov. Scott’s plan to use $7 million from taxes on internet sales to support the state’s child care subsidies. 

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Bipartisan Endorsements from SCAN in Vermont

Save the Children Action Network, a group that advocates for the expansion of high-quality early education, is endorsing Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s bid for reelection. SCAN cited Scott’s plan to direct revenue from the state’s new online sales tax to boost child care subsidies for low-income families.

State Leadership

Mike 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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