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
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2018-19 ANNUAL POLICY CAMPAIGN GOALS
Adopted at the July 11, 2018 Board of Directors meeting (PDF)
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.
Testimonials from across the state: “How is Apple Health for Kids vital to you, your kids, or your community?”
“I work at WIC in Whatcom County; almost all the kids we see have Apple Health. We help parents keep up to date with getting well-child checks, immunizations and dental care for the kids. Parents and kids need access to medical and dental care to address issues before they become problems. Healthy kids become healthy adults, and that makes a healthy community.”
—Wendy Porter, Sumas
We all have a stake in the basic services and supports that help Washington’s kids. We count on programs and services, quality schools, health care and other public goods that make Washington great. Our shared investments contribute to quality early learning, child nutrition, and other services and supports that let kids thrive.
Creemos en el potencial de todos los niños. La pobreza y el racismo erosionan las oportunidades de los niños. Nuestra agenda legislativa refleja las políticas públicas inteligentes, aquéllas que retiran las barreras y crean oportunidades que permiten el florecimiento de los niños.
Children’s Alliance proudly supports Initiative 940. It’s good for kids and public safety.
We believe in the potential of every child. Poverty and racism erode kids’ opportunities. Our legislative agenda reflects smart public policies that remove barriers and create opportunity—so all kids can thrive.