Long Island November Newsletter 2012

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Every Child Matters- LI  November E- Letter
In This Issue
ECM-LI Highlights
Call to Action
Election 2012
Hurricane Sandy Info
Awareness Strategy
Announcements & Opportunities
Parenting Tip
A Word From The National Office Of ECM
Quick Links
Dear Reader,
The supporters and staff at ECM pray for protection and safe-keeping for all who have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  We hope that this Thanksgiving finds you in a safe and warm place filled with love.

ECM Highlights

Graduates of the Parent Leadership Initiative (PLI) were given an empowering presentation on how to utilize their voice for kids.  Click here to see how ECM-LI can assist you or your network with enhancing your voice for kids.   Click here to learn more about PLI.

Click here to read a letter created by NYSAN that ECM-LI signed and forwarded to Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano.  Feel free to copy it and send one of your own. 

       *Don’t forget to check out our websiteLike us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter pages. 

Election 2012
ECM-LI is thankful this holiday season to all the people who step up for kids everyday, and for those that made it a priority this election year to enhance the voice for kids.

Hurricane Sandy
Click here to find out information about a free Thanksgiving dinner.

Click here for information on pro-bono legal assistance if you are a nonprofit organization that may be facing critical issues due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy.

Click here for a message from our friends at Vision Long Island that discus ways that you can help Long Islanders recover.

Call to Action
Click here to hop on the Educate NY Now bus! Plan a bus stop in your area!
Click here to learn how cuts that were made in your school school district can be highlighted in Albany during educational visits.

Awareness Strategy
Click here to learn how you can create a virtual food drive.  Share the information with your family as you sit around the Thanksgiving table.   

Announcements & Opportunities 
Click here to find out about a scholarship for grant writing training. 

Parenting Tip

Click here for parent guidelines that help children cope after a hurricane. 

A Word From The National Office Of ECM
Now that the election has finally ended, the debate in Washington has shifted to the budget and taxes. There has been a lot of coverage about the so-called “fiscal cliff”.  Click here to read more.


Click here to read a letter that was sent to the President and signed by Every Child Matters along with 146 national organizations that requested that he “protect our nation’s safety net…”.

Sincerely,
 


Shanequa (Shea) Levin
ECM-LI Director

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!!