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Unfinished Business: Advocacy for kids in the 2014 legislative session

Created on: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:47am
Opportunity for Washington’s children is still a work in progress. Our annual review details how lawmakers responded to Children's Alliance legislative priorities in the 2014 session. 

Click here for a copy of “Unfinished Business: Advocacy for Kids in the 2014 Legislature.”

Our Oral Health Care Crisis: What Lawmakers Can Do

Created on: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 2:26pm

Oral disease is painful, dangerous, and costly. It is also almost entirely preventable.

Yet across Washington State, thousands of children, adults, seniors, people with disabilities, and people in rural and Tribal communities can’t get preventive and routine dental care—either because they can’t afford it, or because there aren’t enough dentists in the places where they live. Learn more.

Community Organizations Speak Up: Equal Benefits for Hungry Families

Created on: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 2:50pm

Seventy-one community based organizations from across the state have joined together to call for full restoration of State Food Assistance for our children, elders, and families. Read their letter to the Washington State Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee.

Early Learning Action Alliance: 2014 legislative agenda

Created on: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:34pm

High quality early learning lays a foundation for a strong future. But too many young children don’t get a chance to build the fundamental brain architecture that allows them to thrive in school and in life.

Convened by the Children's Alliance, members of the Early Learning Action Alliance (ELAA) are united by the belief that all children in Washington state deserve to have the opportunities and support they need in their first five years of life to be prepared for school and a bright future.

Fight Childhood Hunger: Restore State Food Assistance

Created on: Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:10am

A reduction in State Food Assistance in 2012 put nearly 14,000 children in immigrant families at greater risk of hunger. This session, we ask lawmakers to add $4.6 million to State Food Assistance to restore full benefits for the 2014-15 budget. Read more.