Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; program 9-10:30.
This free event features:
- Light breakfast,
- A look ahead at advocacy for children in 2017,
- A conversation with Chris Reykdal, Superintendent-elect of Public Instruction;
Join Children's Alliance members for a conversation with Superintendent-elect Reykdal about ensuring all Washington kids are safe, healthy, and set up for success at school.
- A conversation with state legislators.
Join with legislative guests and Children's Alliance members for a dialogue about the priorities for kids on our 2017 Legislative Agenda, and how public policy can protect children from the harm of racism and poverty, and help all kids reach their vast potential. Legislative Guests: Senator Jeannie Darneille, 27th District (D-Tacoma) Senator-elect Hans Zeiger, 25th District (R-Puyallup) Representative-elect Kristine Reeves, 30th District (D-Federal Way).
Please join us for this opportunity to come together, celebrate our work, and look ahead at the 2017 legislative session.
In addition to the program, the Annual Meeting provides the opportunity each year for Children's Alliance members to elect new and renewing members of the Children's Alliance Board of Directors. Check out photos and profiles of our wonderful volunteer board candidates. You can vote at the meeting or fill out the form below. If you have trouble seeing the form on this page, click here.
Membership of the Children's Alliance is open to anyone who commits to our mission, vision, and values. Members include online members, donors, and organizational members.
Children are welcome to attend, and a space for children's activities will be provided. You are invited to enjoy the exhibits of the NW African American Museum following the event.