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  “The Supporting Children’s Mental Health Care Access Act and the Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Act would increase access to mental health care services and provide direct funding to schools for mental health promotion and suicide prevention. These bills are bipartisan efforts, and they are gaining momentum. Let your elected representatives know you support them. It takes everyone to address this mental health crisis.” — Dr. Deanna Behrens, Pediatric Intensive Care     The Surgeon General has sounded read more…

Posted: October 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Child Health Care, Health Insurance

    Millions of families living in America face hunger and food insecurity every day. Your neighbor, child’s classmate or even coworker may be struggling to get enough to eat. Feeding America     Hunger in America is growing. In the wake of COVID-19, unemployment and food insecurity soared, and an estimated 60 million people turned to food banks and community programs for assistance in 2020 alone. Children and adults face hunger in every community across the country, and millions read more…

Posted: September 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Child Hunger, Child Poverty

Support Universal School Meals

  “The Universal School Meals Program Act will make breakfast, lunch, and after-school snacks free for every public and nonprofit private school student, regardless of family or community income, improving student academia and ending school lunch shaming.” Daily Kos via The Action Network     According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1 in 6 children — or 13 million children — face food insecurity. Children who lack access to healthy food options have a more difficult time learning. Kids read more…

Posted: August 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Child Hunger, Child Poverty

  “Child care is crucial to the growth, development and educational advancement of all children, and creates a positive economic impact for families and communities. Every family in the United States should have access to a high-quality, affordable child care system.” Child Care Aware     Our nation is in a child care crisis that hurts children, families, businesses, and communities. Across the country, families are facing barriers accessing and affording high-quality child care, forcing them to make a difficult read more…

Posted: July 6, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

  “We are on the verge of a major victory and the achievement of the first phase of the Common Start vision. Now is the time to make our voices heard and push hard for the affordable, accessible early education child care system we know is possible!” Common Start Coalition: The Common Start Agenda     To begin the process of providing adequate Childcare in Massachusetts, we must pass the child care bill H.4795/S.2883, An Act to Expand Access to read more…

Posted: July 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

Universal Child Care

  “In early 2021, the Common Start Coalition drafted legislation, originally filed by Reps. Gordon & Madaro and Senators Lewis & Moran, that would make early education and child care more affordable for families, raise pay for early educators, and provide stable funding to providers.” Common Start Coalition: The Common Start Agenda     In early 2021, the Common Start Coalition drafted legislation, originally filed by Reps. Gordon & Madaro and Senators Lewis & Moran, that would make early education read more…

Posted: June 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

    This year Promise the Children will be raising funds to help address our nation’s child care crisis and to fund after-school programs for children in Lynn, Massachusetts. Start bidding today!     Join Promise the Children for our third virtual online auction! This year we will be raising funds to help address our nation’s child care crisis and to fund after-school programs for children in Lynn, Massachusetts. We are proud to have recently partnered with and supported Building read more…

Posted: May 18, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

Children's Mental Health

  “The Supporting Children’s Mental Health Care Access Act and the Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Act would increase access to mental health care services and provide direct funding to schools for mental health promotion and suicide prevention. These bills are bipartisan efforts, and they are gaining momentum. Let your elected representatives know you support them. It takes everyone to address this mental health crisis.” — Dr. Deanna Behrens, Pediatric Intensive Care     The Surgeon General has sounded read more…

Posted: April 21, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Child Health Care

public childcare

  “The current child care market fails families, children, and businesses. Parents are often unable to find a child care program with an open spot for their infant or toddler. If there are available options, they typically are not affordable. Infant child care costs families an average of $11,000 per year and is more than the price of public college in 33 states.” — Center for American Progress     America lacks sufficient child care, and the care that does read more…

Posted: February 16, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare, Preschool

Support Early Childhood

    “For the past six months, more than 61 million children in roughly 36 million families across the U.S. have received a monthly payment of $250 or $300 per child… [But] tax credits that would have landed in families’ bank accounts beginning Friday, January 14 won’t happen because the Senate could not agree to extend them.” — Coalition on Human Needs     The Child Tax Credit (CTC) ended December 30, 2021. It lifted 9.9 million U.S. children out read more…

Posted: January 26, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Child Hunger


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