Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

2017 Legislative Review

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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.

In the 2017 legislative session, Children’s Alliance led thousands of members from all across Washington to advocate for policy solutions that close gaps in racial equity and open up brighter futures for Washington’s children. In the midst of damaging words and policies from the federal government, parents, and community-based leaders continued to push for smarter responses at the state level. Learn about our achievements together during the 2017 legislative session (pdf).