Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Advocating in the 2020 Legislative Session

NEW OPPORTUNITIES, SAME MISSION

This year, lawmakers have 60 days to pass bills and invest public funding to move justice for kids. At Children’s Alliance, we work with parents, policymakers, and community leaders to advance policies that break down the barriers that systemic racism puts in the way of kids and families in low-income communities and communities of color. Once again, we need you to take action to ensure lawmakers work in three key areas to build the strong, shared future every child deserves:

 

Health Care for Kids and Families

Oral health is vital to overall health, but many Washingtonians don’t have access to dental care. Legislators should pass HB 1317 to expand dental therapy and bring urgently needed oral health care to kids and families statewide.

Tell your legislators to vote YES on HB 1317!

 

EARLY LEARNING

Early investments pay lifelong dividends. Adopt and sustainably fund policies to expand access to high-quality, culturally relevant opportunities for babies, toddlers and preschool-age children.

Tell your legislators to prioritize early learning!

 

REVENUE TO INVEST IN KIDS

Kids and families count on strong public investments in good times and bad. Close wasteful tax breaks and adopt new sources of revenue, including a capital gains tax.

 

Advocates during legislative session

COLLECTIVE ACTION, COLLECTIVE POWER

YOU make policy work for kids. Our legislators need to hear your stories and what's important to you and your family. Here are some ways you can get involved in moving justice for kids this legislative session:

 

HAVE A HEART FOR KIDS DAY

Join us in Olympia on Tuesday, January 28 for an energizing day of action! The event is free, open to kids and includes advocacy training, a march, a rally, and the chance to meet your legislators.

Register Now

 

EARLY LEARNING ADVOCACY DAY

On Thursday, February 20 we'll join together to Think Babies, stroll the capital and advocate for early learning resources for children and families in Washington!

Register Now

 

CONTACT YOUR LEGISLATORS

Use our handy search tool to find out who your legislators are and how to get in touch and tell them what matters to you.

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