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  • Trump and Congress: Focus on hurricane relief and CHIP, NOT tax cuts!

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  • National Voter Registration Day 2017

    Every Child Matters in Minnesota was pleased to participate in National Voter Registration Day 2017, joining with over 50 volunteers and nonprofit organizational partners to move the needle of engagement with people who often are underserved and overlooked. Working with Jewish Community Action, the League of Women Voters, LIFT to End Poverty, CAPI for Immigrant Empowerment, […]

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  • Harbor Child Care honored at Every Child Matters Step Up for Kids Day on L.I.

    By The Island Now – October 5, 2017 On Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Every Child Matters Annual Step Up for Kids Day on Long Island recognized and celebrated several outstanding individuals, centers and agencies who exemplify what it means to be a quality care provider, going above and beyond every day, in the development and […]

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  • NY Steps Up For Kids!

    A huge thank you to everyone in our community who joined us for last week’s Step Up For Kids Day on Long Island. We had a terrific turn-out — about 100 advocates, community members, childcare providers, and families came out to Step Up For Kids! We recognized and celebrated numerous child care providers and early […]

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  • Ernst on CHIP: “We need to reauthorize this program”

    Listen to Jill’s entire conversation with Senator Ernst in the audio file below.  

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  • VA Candidates for Governor Answer Questions about Kids and Families

    By: Ursula Ellis, Director of State Campaigns An audience of some 250 greeted Virginia gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam Friday afternoon, September 8, as they arrived at Reynolds Community College in Richmond to discuss issues affecting kids and families. Specifically, the candidates answered questions on child poverty, the achievement gap, foster care, and […]

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  • Tweet-The-Mod: Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

    #VAcares4kids Twitter Storm Tuesday, Sept. 12 1pm-2pm EDT On Tuesday, Sept 12, Every Child Matters and Child Care Aware® of America will hold a twitter storm targeted at Chuck Todd, who will moderate a debate between the Virginia gubernatorial candidates on Sept. 19th. We’re urging Todd to ask the candidates what they’ll do to ensure […]

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  • Watch Live: Virginia Gubernatorial Forum

    Virginia’s Future Candidate Forum with Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam Hosted by Voices for Virginia’s Children Don’t miss this chance to hear what Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam have to say about issues affecting Virginia kids and families, like early education, health care, mental health and foster care. Watch the live stream of the entire event […]

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  • Grassley signals hope for 5-year CHIP deal

    In a positive sign for children’s health, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) offered hope last week in Iowa that the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) might receive bipartisan support for a 5-year reauthorization. Grassley offered what he called “indications” of a possible long-term CHIP extension when asked about the program by Every Child Matters organizer Jill […]

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  • Watch: ECM New York Director Shanequa Levin Remarks at Charlottesville Vigil

    Shanequa Levin, Director of Every Child Matters in New York, brought Amityville residents together to take a stand against racism, anti-Semitism, and white supremacy. The vigil drew a crowd of more than 150 New Yorkers and featured a powerful line-up of speakers. Watch the video below to see Shanequa’s remarks. Speakers condemned the racism and […]

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