On June 4th, Washingtonians asked their legislators to Stand Strong for Kids when they make choices in state budget negotiations. See photos of them standing up for Washington values in these five PDF documents:
A collage combining the photos submitted at the June 4 Voices for Children luncheon will be sent to all state legislators and Governor Inslee with a request that they stand strong for kids.
Here's a preview of just a few of the many beautiful photos submitted!
Given the status of the state legislative session, we knew that many legislators who wanted to attend Voices for Children might not be able to make it. Knowing this was a possibility, we asked lawmakers to share their thoughts about the Children’s Alliance on our 30th anniversary. Click here to read their words.
Traduccion de la carta a los legisladores – acción en pro de restaurar asistencia nutricional y cierren las lagunas legales de la norma tributaria.
Vea la pagina de acción: https://secure3.convio.net/voices/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=111008
Estimados Legisladores del Estado de Washington:
It's time for legislators to hear from kids!
U.S. Senator Patty Murray wrote to Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee to lay out her priorities for the 2013 Farm Bill. She urged protection of the SNAP program (Food Stamps? and other programs that help fight hunger.
No child should go hungry in our state. The Washington State Legislature has the opportunity to restore full State Food Assistance benefits for children and families in the 2013-15 Biennial Budget. Learn more about State Food Assistance.
Children’s Alliance Legislative Champions are state lawmakers recognized by the Children’s Alliance for their outstanding service for children in a specific policy area in a particular legislative session.
Click here to learn about the accomplishments of Champions for Children from 2006 to 2012.
Twenty-six of the Senate's 49 members have signed a letter requesting the restoration of State Food Assistance. Read the letter.
To contribute to our state’s future, children need the competitive edge of a great education. Apple Health for Kids helps children stay healthy and able to learn. Our priority for the 2013 legislative session is to reverse unaffordable monthly premiums imposed on hundreds of children in immigrant families. Learn more.