KIDS COUNT brief urges lawmakers to act boldly on behalf of kids & families
No Kidding! The Children's Alliance blog
When I stepped into my role as the new Executive Director of Children’s Alliance, I was humbled to succeed Paola Maranan, a dear friend who I’ve long admired as a champion for racial equity. I was equally excited to join an organization with a well-deserved reputation for advancing anti-racism.
At Children’s Alliance, we are working to dismantle the barriers kids face to brighter, stronger futures.
In just half a year, life in Washington state has changed profoundly. The global pandemic has taken the lives of more than 2,000 of our neighbors, friends and family. The recession has cost 200,000 workers their jobs.
On August 20th and 25th, Children's Alliance met virtually with community members from across our state to strengthen and grow our commitment to racial justice for children and families, and our relationships with our fellow advocates, and to introduce our new Executive Director Dr. Stephan Blanford to our membership to share his vision and values. Read our announcement about Dr.
We’re proud to announce that Dr. Stephan Blanford has assumed the position of Children’s Alliance’s executive director.
Black Lives Matter.
Our communities are facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of you are feeling the hardships resulting from the necessary measures we must take to reduce the transmission and impact of this dangerous virus. We hope that you and the kids you care about are safe and healthy.
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.