Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

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2018 Legislative Agenda

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We believe in the potential of every child. Poverty and racism erode kids’ opportunities. Our legislative agenda reflects smart public policies that remove barriers and create opportunity—so all kids can thrive.

Adam Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:06
Champions for Children

Champions for Children are state lawmakers recognized by the Children’s Alliance for their outstanding service on behalf of children.

To be honored as a Champion for Children, a state lawmaker must provide significant leadership in protecting or advancing state policies or investments that improve the well-being of children in Washington.

Learn more about Children's Alliance's criteria for selecting Champions for Children (pdf).

Adam Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:42

2017 Legislative Review

Every child in our state should have the opportunity to thrive: a quality education supported by parents and community from cradle to career; enough healthy food to eat each day; and access to comprehensive, affordable health care that optimizes their well-being.

Learn, Love, Lead! e-mail series

In our Learn, Love, Lead! email series, we show what we can do together to protect and support Washington's children from new federal threats. Each week, we provide a resource you can learn from and share, or an action you can take to be the leader kids are counting on.

Whether you and your family are targeted by rising hate or a particular policy, or you want to act in solidarity with children and families in your community, we are here to support your actions to protect kids’ well-being and happiness today, and help them grow into their enormous potential.

Opportunities for Racial Equity within the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF)

I.    Short-Term Opportunities: Now through November 2017

Adam Mon, 07/10/2017 - 15:34
Print this sign: Choose Revenue, Choose Kids!

Print out this sign (PDF), add your name, take a selfie and submit it to us. We'll deliver it to your legislators.

 

Adam Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:10

Research Brief: Early Learning Improves Kindergarten Readiness for All and Dramatically Reduces Disparities for Kids of Color

We all have a stake in making sure that, from the day they’re born, kids can have the enriching experiences they need to get off to a great start in life. Research has found quality early learning can give children the tools they need to thrive academically and emotionally throughout their young lives and beyond.