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Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) applauded Congress for its reaffirmation of U.S. leadership on poverty-focused development, global health, and humanitarian relief accounts in the final fiscal year 2019 omnibus bill that the President signed today.
SCAN CEO Mark Shriver issued the following statement on the announcement in Montpelier, Vermont today by Let’s Grow Kids and legislative leaders on a comprehensive child care bill.
Save the Children Action Network CEO Mark Shriver said: “Investing new funds for child care and early learning will not only help the state attract and retain talent, it is the right thing to do for families."
Jennifer Garner will host a "special conversation on the importance of high-quality child care" at Merrill's Roxy Cinemas in Burlington. Garner will join Save the Children Action Network CEO Mark Shriver and Aly Richards, CEO of Let's Grow Kids.
The truth is, everyone benefits when children are educated. I urge everyone to call their legislators and advocate for quality preschool programs and home visiting for all Washington families.
14,000 Colorado children do not have access to full-day Kindergarten. State legislators have the chance this year to level the playing field for Colorado kids by passing a budget to fund full-day kindergarten.
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) speaks on the importance of advocacy
SCAN's newest ad for Governor Gina Raimondo explains her plans for early education in Rhode Island.
SCAN's newest ad for Michelle Lujan Grisham explains why she should be the next governor in New Mexico.
Child mortality rates have fallen by more than half, from 12.7 million under-5 deaths in 1990, to 5.6 million in 2016. U.S. leadership and foreign assistance played instrumental roles in this achievement, saving the lives of millions of children around the world.
SCAN crafted this prospectus to help 2018 midterm election candidates of both parties amplify an agenda for early childhood, to help kids survive and thrive.
This report higlights Save the Children Action Network's efforts as the political voice for kids in 2016.