Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Advocacy

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA: Defensores y proveedores de servicios condenan la prueba de ingresos de "carga pública" de Trump

PARA MÁS INFORMACIÓN:
Sarah Sumadi, OneAmerica, (206) 723-2203 x226
Malou Chávez, Proyecto de los Derechos del Inmigrante, (206) 957-8633
Eric Holzapfel, Entre Hermanos, (206) 486-9755

SEATTLE— Personas que pueden verse afectadas por la regla de "carga pública" propuesta por Trump deben continuar participando en programas cruciales de salud, vivienda y nutrición, dice un grupo de defensores, abogados de inmigración y proveedores de servicios sociales llamados la coalición de Protección de Familias Inmigrantes – Washington.

Questions to Ask Candidates for the Washington State Legislature

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. 

Adam Fri, 09/28/2018 - 15:50
Vote for Kids!  Statewide ballot measures in the 2018 election

Children’s Alliance has taken the following positions on statewide ballot measures. 

Adam Fri, 09/28/2018 - 08:19
Community Advocates and Local Officials Stand Against Trump’s Latest “Public Charge” Policy Targeting Immigrant Families Adam Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:58

WHAT: Local advocates and officials will describe the harmful impact of the Trump Administration’s proposed public charge regulation effectively limiting immigration based on income.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11 a.m.

2019 Legislative Agenda

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. 

Adam Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:37
2018-19 Annual Policy Campaign Goals

2018-19 ANNUAL POLICY CAMPAIGN GOALS
Adopted at the July 11, 2018 Board of Directors meeting (PDF)

Adam Tue, 07/31/2018 - 17:46
2018 Legislative Review

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.

Adam Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:04
Vigil at Seattle office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

1000 Second Avenue, (between Spring and Madison in downtown Seattle). Map.

Adam Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:59
2018 Champions for Children
Each of the following legislators provided significant leadership during the 2018 legislative session in advancing state policies or investments to improve the well-being of children in Washington.
Adam Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:27
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

Adam Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:18
Ensure Ample Revenue to Protect and Support Kids

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.

Adam Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:02
Have a Heart for Kids Day 2018

Adam Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:36
2017 Legislative Review

Every child in our state should have the opportunity to thrive: a quality education supported by parents and community from cradle to career; enough healthy food to eat each day; and access to comprehensive, affordable health care that optimizes their well-being.

Adam Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:15