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2015 Leadership in Advocacy Training

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 9:00am
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Advocacy works, and it’s takes all of us to win the change that Washington’s kids and communities are counting on. You are invited to power up your advocacy skills at a one-day Leadership in Advocacy Training.

 

 

Leadership in Advocacy Training
Thursday, September 17
Evergreen College Tacoma Campus

Cost is sliding scale, $0-$100. 

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Growth in Economy Hasn’t Helped Families Facing Economic Hardship

Posted on: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 2:34pm
SEATTLE – An additional 78,000 Washington children are growing up in poverty today than in 2008, at the start of the Great Recession. And child poverty is more common for Washington’s Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian, Black, American Indian and Latino children. 

Children’s Alliance applauds U.S. Senate for Renewing support for Apple Health for Kids

Posted on: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:12am
SEATTLE—Advocates for children and families in Washington applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a bill yesterday that extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for two years. 
The vote follows passage of identical legislation in the House. It demonstrates that members of Congress overwhelmingly support the CHIP program and understand it is vital to keeping kids across the country healthy.