Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Early Learning

Have a Heart for Kids Day 2019

110 11th Avenue Southeast, Olympia (map)

Adam Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:54
ReadyNation Fact Sheet on ECEAP

ReadyNation Fact Sheet on ECEAP

april.messenger Mon, 12/31/2018 - 16:55
Mission: Readiness Fact Sheet on ECEAP

Mission: Readiness Fact Sheet on ECEAP

april.messenger Mon, 12/31/2018 - 16:53
Support Expanding Bilingual Education in Washington State - One Pager on Dual Language

Support Expanding Bilingual Education in Washington State
Early Learning Specifics of this bill include:
• Support bilingualism from an early age and expand the number of dual language early learning programs, grants will be
made available to childcare providers and ECEAP programs. These dual language programs will provide content-based
instruction to students in two languages: English and a target language other than English spoken in the local community,
for example Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic, native languages, or indigenous languages.

april.messenger Mon, 12/31/2018 - 16:49
2019 Home Visiting One Pager

2019 Home Visiting One Pager

april.messenger Mon, 12/31/2018 - 16:34
Support Washington’s Babies and Young Parents

A new KIDS COUNT® policy report from the Annie E.

Adam Tue, 10/09/2018 - 18:01

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. 

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. 

Strolling Thunder Ignites Momentum for Advocacy for Babies

On Friday, July 27, children, parents and community advocates rallied their energy to s

Adam Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:13
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

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.

Learn, Love, Lead! e-mail series

In our Learn, Love, Lead! email series, we show what we can do together to protect and support Washington's children from new federal threats. Each week, we provide a resource you can learn from and share, or an action you can take to be the leader kids are counting on.

Whether you and your family are targeted by rising hate or a particular policy, or you want to act in solidarity with children and families in your community, we are here to support your actions to protect kids’ well-being and happiness today, and help them grow into their enormous potential.