The 2020 legislative session ended just as the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting communities across the state. Despite the pandemic’s challenges (see “Budget Cuts and Vetoes” below), the legislature took some good steps forward for kids and families.
2020 legislative session
From their earliest weeks of life, babies are growing in a very special way. They’re building their ability to interact with the people in their lives.
In the midst of the 2020 legislative session, your legislators are back home and they want to hear from YOU. Now’s your chance to speak up for kids and families. Find a town hall near you.
The Early Learning Action Alliance invites you to make some noise for the little ones at our first Early Learning Advocacy Day! Join us to Think Babies, stroll the capitol, and advocate for early learning resources for children and families in Washington. We invite you learn about advocacy, take a deep dive on issues such as prenatal services, home visiting, ECEAP, and child care, and rally on
This document explains the positive impact of home visiting and outlines how lawmakers can invest state funding to expand the program. View and download (pdf).
The Early Learning Action Alliance looks forward to working with state policymakers to achieve the following policies and funding in the 2020 Legislative Session.
Northwest African American Museum
2300 S. Massachusetts Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; program 9-10:30 a.m.
At Children’s Alliance, we believe every child can thrive in a world rich with opportunity. We partner with public officials, parents and community leaders to create strategies that help kids overcome the barriers of racism and poverty.