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 all Virginia families have access to affordable, quality child care.

We encourage any groups with Virginia members or affiliates to urge them to participate in the Twitter storm.


Sample Tweets

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Tweet 9/12 @ 1pm and urge @chucktodd to ask #VAGov candidates about #childcare during the Sept 19 Gubernatorial debate! #VAcares4kids

#Childcare should be a priority for the #VAGov. Join our twitterstorm 9/12 to make it a debate topic: http://everychildmatters.org/tweet-the-mod-virginia-gubernatorial-debate/ #VAcares4kids

Join us! #TweetTheMod @chucktodd to ask #VAgov candidates @RalphNortham and @EdWGillespie about child care cost and access. #VAcares4kids

What issues do you think #VAGov candidates should address? Tell debate mod @chucktodd! #VAcares4kids

 

Tweet-The-Mod Storm

We hope @chucktodd asks the #VAGov candidates how they will help alleviate the high costs of #childcare for Virginia families. #VAcares4kids

In Tuesday’s debate, will @chucktodd ask candidates if they’ll give every VA child a strong start with high-quality #earlyed? #VAcares4kids

.@chucktodd how will #VAGov candidates close gaps in access, affordability to high-quality #childcare for low-income families? #VAcares4kids

State and federal subsidies are not enough to cover #childcare needs. Ask #VAGov candidates what they’ll do @chucktodd. #VAcares4kids

How will #VAGov candidates ensure every child has access to high-quality #childcare and #earlyed opportunities, @chucktodd? #VAcares4kids

#Childcare costs rival housing, transportation costs. Will @chucktodd make child care affordability a topic in #VAGov debate? #VAcares4kids

 

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We all know the importance of high-quality child care and early learning for a child’s emotional and physical development, as well as the difficulties Virginia families face in finding quality care and being able to afford it. Now it’s time to find out what our candidates for governor know about child care, and how they plan to address it. Join us in a twitter storm this Tuesday at 1pm urging debate moderator Chuck Todd to ask the candidates about affordable, quality child care during the September 19 gubernatorial debate. #VAcares4kids http://everychildmatters.org/tweet-the-mod-virginia-gubernatorial-debate/ 

Child care is a priority for Virginia’s working families – so it should be a priority for our next governor, too. Tweet with us this Tuesday at 1pm urging debate moderator Chuck Todd to ask the candidates about affordable, quality child care during the September 19 gubernatorial debate. #VAcares4kids http://everychildmatters.org/tweet-the-mod-virginia-gubernatorial-debate/