Support Changes to the GRADS program
ReadyNation Fact Sheet on ECEAP
Mission: Readiness Fact Sheet on ECEAP
Support Expanding Bilingual Education in Washington State
Early Learning Specifics of this bill include:
• Support bilingualism from an early age and expand the number of dual language early learning programs, grants will be
made available to childcare providers and ECEAP programs. These dual language programs will provide content-based
instruction to students in two languages: English and a target language other than English spoken in the local community,
for example Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic, native languages, or indigenous languages.
2019 Home Visiting One Pager
Implement an expanded version of the Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) in Washington State.
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. Here are five questions for candidates for the state legislature about Children’s Alliance 2019 priorities for Washington’s children, youth and families.
Children’s Alliance has taken the following positions on statewide ballot measures.
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.
Early Learning to Help Kids Succeed: More infants, toddlers and preschool-age children should have the quality experiences that set them up for success in school.
This July 29 interview with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project deputy director Malou Chavez describes the Trump Administration's plans to broaden the "public charge" rule as it applies to immigrants seeking lawful permanent residency. Listen now (mp3).
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Proposed 2019 Legislative Session Priority
ADD 2-3 sentence description of the proposed priority and include links to online resources.