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  • Tell Your Representative To Vote NO on H.R. 1

    “It’s a debate about the future. Are we folks who care about leaving this country better for future generations? Or are we all about ‘party-time’ here, to make ourselves beloved by people not having to pay taxes but throwing kids under the bus down the road?” –Senator Bob Corker (Tennessee Republican) Action Alert from the […]

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  • ICYMI: St. Paul Candidate Fair

    Check out what the mayoral and school board candidates had to say about kids, families and other issues when they came to our candidate fair on October 14! Complete with games and free food, this fair was an unconventional yet fun way to engage families and candidates in meaningful conversations. More than 80 East Side families […]

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  • Everything you need to know about ranked voting in St. Paul

    Starting in 2017, St. Paul residents will be casting their votes using the new ranked choice ballots! For the mayoral race only, voters can rank the candidates in order of their preference. You can rank all six candidates on the ballot but are not required to rank more than one candidate. Candidates win the election by […]

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  • Cuts Will Hurt Kids

    St. Paul Pioneer Press | June 12, 2017 To the Editor: President Trump’s recently released budget proposal slashes programs that millions of Americans rely on for food, housing and health care. The administration justifies these cuts as pushing individuals toward economic self-sufficiency, but children will be hurt the most. Kids make up three-quarters of TANF […]

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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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