Every Child Matters in Minnesota is building a movement to make sure kids and families have what they need to thrive, like high-quality child care, paid family and medical leave, a fair, living wage, funding for food support, and affordable health care and coverage.

Minnesota kids face serious challenges.

1 in 7

Minnesota children lives in poverty.


have no health insurance.


of children under 6 have all parents in the work force.

We’ll be making our voices heard all year—talking to elected officials, policymakers and this year’s local mayoral and school board candidates. All have the potential to make a difference in our lives and those of our kids.

Every Child Matters in Minnesota, partnering with Minnesota Voice and the Voices and Choices for Children Coalition spearheaded by the Children’s Defense Fund MN, is working to make the American Dream a reality for all children. Join us.

Click here to get involved.


Vanessa Young, Organizer, ECM in Minnesota
vyoung@everychildmatters.org or 651-210-3454.