Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Children's Alliance in the News: Vote for Us!

Parent Map, in its October issue, offers up "an analysis of the major issues and races affecting families" in Washington. Topping the list are a number of Children's Alliance priorities, including early learning, children's health coverage and foster care. The article also features the Children's Alliance legislative agenda for the 2009 session and multiple quotes from our own deputy director, Jon Gould, inlcuding this one on the subject of early learning:

"Early investments pay the highest dividends," says Jon Gould... "We know that about half of Washington children don't enter kindergarten ready to succeed and if they start behind, they often stay behind."

You can read the full article, take a look at the Children's Alliance Legislative Scorecard, or sign a petition asking Washington's next governor to "stand up for kids".