Children’s Policy Coalition meets with John Norris

On Tuesday May 8th, members of the Children’s Policy Coalition sat down with John Norris to discuss the issues facing children and families in our state, including child trafficking, early education, and the cycle of poverty.

Pictured: (back row, left to right) Denise Rathman, National Association of Social Workers, Iowa chapter; Sheila Hansen, Child and Family Policy Center; Mary Nelle Trefz, Child and Family Policy Center; Dara Madigan, Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children; Britney Samuelson, Iowa Afterschool Alliance; Deann Cook, United Ways of Iowa; Charles Bruner, former Iowa state senator; (front row, left to right) Jill Applegate, Every Child Matters in Iowa; Angelica Cardenas, Child and Family Policy Center; Abby Patterson, Prevent Child Abuse Iowa; John Norris, democratic candidate for governor; Lana Shope, Iowa Community Action Association; Barb Bremner, Polk County Early Childhood Iowa.