BE AN ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN
Here are a few tools to help get you started in learning more about how to advocate for children and learn ore about the issues that affect their lives.
Here’s a nifty tool for identifying your local elected officials.
Look Up Tool
More Information for Advocating at State Level:
NC Child advances public policies that improve the lives of North Carolina’s children.
First 2000 Days
The First 2,000 Days is an initiative of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation. NCECF is raising awareness about how children’s earliest years have a lasting impact on later learning, health and success and calls attention to how these issues impact our national security, safety and economic well-being.
America’s Edge-NC Page
America’s Edge is a membership organization of business leaders who work to strengthen businesses and the economy through proven investments in children and youth. This links directly to section on work specifically in North Carolina.
Advocating at National Level:
America’s Edge is a membership organization of business leaders who work to strengthen businesses and the economy through proven investments in children and youth.
Children’s Defense Fund
The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked for more than 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children.
Coalition for Evidence Based Policy
The Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, whose mission is to increase government effectiveness through the use of rigorous evidence about “what works.”
Raising of America
A documentary, multimedia project and public engagement campaign that explores how a strong start for all kids can lead to healthier, stronger and more equitable America.