Do you know of a great child advocate? Someone who works to change the lives of children in Washington by making sure that our laws and budgets serve their needs? Someone who works to make kids our highest priority? Tell us about them!
Each year, the Children’s Alliance honors outstanding child advocates at our Voices for Children Awards Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be held on June 4 at the Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion.
Perhaps we could honor your favorite child advocate at this year’s luncheon! Fill out and send in the nomination form. Our past honorees include:
Tim Farris, Casey Trupin, John Midgeley, Bill Grimm & Bryn Martyna
Lawyers for the Children, Braam v. Washington
Grassroots organizing of Head Start parents
Outstanding local and state level activism
Outstanding advocacy for youth voice in policy
Outstanding business leadership for early learning funds
Fairness for immigrant children & families
Advocacy for our most vulnerable children
Mr. John Neff, M.D.
Leadership of the Health Coalition for Children & Youth
Advocacy training for homeless children
Sheriff Bill Mahoney
Early learning & prevention programs
Nominations are being accepted now. We will announce our slate of honorees at the end of March. All nominees will be notified of their nomination and will be recognized in the written program at the luncheon. We look forward to getting your recommendations.