Story Lake Pilot Tribune: Every Child Matters, Every Child Counts educates on child advocacy

In the upcoming election, who is for kids and who is just kidding?

On Friday, 14 area individuals involved in early childhood education, childcare and child welfare attended a three-hour forum at Lakeshore Cafe, and learned about making a difference for children through advocacy and the legislative process.

The event was jointly hosted by Every Child Matters, a non-profit, non-partisan organization who aims to increase involvement of child service professionals during elections, and Every Child Counts, an advocacy group who regularly lobbies for children’s issues at the state capitol.

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