Children’s Policy Coalition meets with Senator Nate Boulton

On Wednesday, April 18th, the Children’s Policy Coalition kicked off its series of meetings with Iowa gubernatorial candidates. Coalition members met with State Senator Nate Boulton to discuss issues facing families and children in Iowa, including child care, children’s mental health and child welfare.

Pictured (left to right): Denise Rathman, National Association of Social Workers-Iowa Chapter; Britney Samuelson, Iowa Afterschool Alliance; E.J. Wallace, Save the Children Action Network; Lora Patton, Child Care Resource and Referral; Ashley Otte, Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children; Lana Ross, Iowa Community Action Association; Anne Discher, Child and Family Policy Center; Sen. Nate Boulton; Chaney Yeast, Blank Children’s Hospital; Mary Nelle Trefz, Child and Family Policy Center; Charles Bruner; Jill Applegate, Every Child Matters in Iowa.