All children deserve the opportunity to thrive. Studies suggest that kids who receive a high-quality early childhood education are 20% more likely to graduate from high school and are likely to earn – on average – a 50% higher income as adults.
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.
Save the Children Trustee Jennifer Garner and Vermont Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson pose with children at a pre-K facility in Burlington after reading to them.
Save the Children Action Network Applauds Governor Scott’s Emphasis on Child Care and Home Visiting Programs in Vermont Budget Proposal
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) commends Governor Phil Scott’s funding proposals for Vermont’s child care and home visiting programs. Governor Scott proposed a $3 million increase in funding for child care assistance programs and a $1 million increase in funding for newborn home visiting programs.
Save the Children Action Network Applauds Vermont House for Unanimous Approval of Child Care Legislation
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) CEO Mark Shriver today applauded the Vermont House of Representatives for last week’s unanimous approval of H. 531, legislation that increases child care funding.
All kids deserve an equal chance to succeed. Investing in them means investing in Vermont’s economy and its future. The potential to forge compromise and achieve meaningful progress this legislative session is real. The time to act is now.
Associate Director, State & National Campaigns
Lindsay Hanson is the associate director for State & National Campaigns at SCAN. She comes to SCAN after leading the state-wide advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire. Prior to that, Lindsay spent nearly five years as Vice President of the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire. Additionally, she was the NH Women’s Vote Director for Obama for America and ran U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan’s successful run for State Senate.
Lindsay has more than 10 years of leadership experience in philanthropy, political and nonprofit management, including expertise in grant-making, fundraising and long-range strategic planning.
Lindsay is a life-long resident of New Hampshire and currently lives in Hopkinton with her daughter and two Great Danes.