SCAN asked some of its partners to weigh in on issues that affect kids today, and how we, as voters and advocates, can help them. Here is what they said.
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The border crisis hits home, literally. Born and raised in New Mexico, there is a lot I love about my home state – namely the people’s open hearts. I had the incredible privilege to visit Deming where volunteers support asylum seekers with food, clothing, shelter and health screenings. Here’s what I saw.
Today, an estimated 3,500 people – including children – are fleeing extreme poverty and violence and seeking refuge in the U.S. They deserve to be treated with compassion and respect.
All babies deserve a healthy and vibrant start to life, but for some, just surviving until their fifth birthday is a challenge. Many of the world’s youngest citizens struggle simply because of where they were born. We can — and must — help change this.
In Mississippi, Early Head Start teacher Tywonda Raymond engages her one-year-old students. A curious one-year-old Emery looks on.