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Advocacy

Cinco Consejos para Abogar: Más que aprobar un proyecto de ley o un presupuesto

Cuando se aprueba un proyecto de ley, por lo general se escriben las regulaciones que detallan cómo se pondrán en práctica las diferentes partes de la ley.  Usted no tiene que ser un experto en la materia para dar su opinión en esta parte del proceso.  Usted solamente necesita saber dónde encontrar la información y cómo participar.

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Letter to the Editor Guide - Early Learning

Letters to the editor are important tools for advocates like you. They influence the press’s coverage of issues facing Washington’s kids and families; legislators read them; and they raise public awareness among fellow readers in your area. Use this guide to help you compose a letter and find publications to send it to.

Town Hall Finder 2020

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.

Early Learning Advocacy Day

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

Results for Kids in the 2019 Legislative Session

Working with parents, policymakers and community leaders from across Washington state, Children’s Alliance advances public policies that address the barriers of poverty and racism in order to give every child the opportunities they deserve. In the 2019 session, our advocacy produced the following results:

Leadership in Advocacy Training -- Vancouver

On Saturday, October 26th, Children’s Alliance is hosting an advocacy training for our members and the public in Vancouver, WA. Details below:

Vancouver Advocacy Day
Saturday, October 26th
10am to 3pm
Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98668

Leadership in Advocacy Training -- Spokane

On Friday, October 4th, Children’s Alliance is sponsoring a community-led advocacy training with leaders in Spokane, WA. Details below:

Spokane Advocacy Day
Friday, October 4th
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Center – East Central Community Center
500 Stone St
Spokane, WA 99202

ELAA Recommendations

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Questions to Ask Candidates for the Washington State Legislature

State lawmakers can take important steps to improve kids’ lives in the 2019 state legislative session. Candidates for the Washington state legislature will make critical choices for our kids if they are elected in November. Their choices can help kids have great childhoods and grow up strong, and advance racial equity and opportunity for all our kids.

2019 Legislative Agenda

We believe in the potential of every child. Poverty and racism erode kids’ opportunities. Our 2019 legislative agenda (PDF) reflects smart public policies that remove barriers and create opportunity—so all kids can thrive.