Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

No Kidding! The Children's Alliance blog

Bringing equity to health care with Senate Bill 5683

Children’s Alliance members and staff joined parents, advocates, policymakers and families from across the state on Thursday, March 22 to witness the signing of Senate Bill 5683, delivering needed access to health care to Washington residents from three Pacific Island nations.

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How kids fared in the 2018 legislative session

It’s a win for kids: Due to the work of parents, youth, and community-based leaders during the 2018 legislative session, thousands of Washington kids will grow up in families where the adults who love them can get health care.

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.

Tips for Advocacy during Special Session

We recently gathered our thoughts about what works to persuade lawmakers to act in kids’ interests over the course of special session. Now that the Legislature has begun its special session to complete its work on the two-year budget, we share these three tips in the hopes that they can help us all be more effective advocates for kids.

Kids’ health: Protected by advocacy

Photo: Vicky (left) and Sarah McIntyre (right), with members of their family at Have a Heart for Kids Day last month. Mother and daughter were two of the many Washingtonians who spoke out against the repeal of Obamacare this past week.

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