Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Racial Justice

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:

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.

2018 Legislative Review

In the 2018 legislative session, Children’s Alliance led our many partners across Washington to advocate for good public policy—laws and public investments that create opportunity for Washington’s children.

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2018 Champions for Children

Each of the following legislators provided significant leadership during the 2018 legislative session in advancing state policies or investments to improve the well-being of children in Washington.
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Improve Family and Community Health

Provide premium and cost-sharing assistance to Washingtonians from Compact of Free Association nations to improve health equity for Pacific Islander families.

Have a Heart for Kids Day 2018

This event is free and includes lunch. Children are welcome and encouraged to participate. Children must come with an adult who is responsible for them throughout the event.

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.

Data ought to prompt state lawmakers to act

A new report ought to prompt state lawmakers to further our kids’ education and economic security—starting in the earliest years.

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Alicia Luna, Brewster C. Denny Rising Advocate

Children’s Alliance is pleased to announce the Voices for Children Brewster C. Denny Rising Advocate, Alicia Luna. Alicia will accept the award Wednesday, June 7, at the Children’s Alliance annual luncheon in Seattle.