Advocacy Activities & Event 2018-03-25T22:20:50+00:00

Advocacy Activities and Events:

Advocating for quality, accessible, and affordable to policy makers. National Level Child Care Works Rally for Child Care Policy makers, policy influencers, advocates and supporters of child care
Inform the community about how they can influence policies that can affect their communities. Community Level Annual 26th Senate District Community Convention with State Senator Daniel Squadron Policy influencers, parents, child care providers, community leaders
Argue for a revision of the Governor’s Executive Budget. State Level Emergency campaign to restore child care funding in the State Budget via Twitter storm, email blasts, and calls. Policy makers, policy influencers, advocates and supporters of child care
Argue for a revision of the Governor’s Executive Budget. State Level Twitter Storm from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 22nd to advocate for child care funding in the State Budget. Policy makers, policy influencers, advocates and supporters of child care
Dissuade President Trump in his proposition of the elimination of the 21st CCLC program in his Federal budget proposal. National Level Signing the “Support $35 million for the Empire State After-School Program and Save 21st CCLC” organization letter Policy makers, policy influencers
Compose a letter encouraging President Trump and other policy makers to invest in early education, early intervention, and quality child care. National Level Signing the response to President Trump’s “Skinny” Budget Policy makers, policy influencers
Call for Governor Cuomo to increase child care subsidies and other child care funding to better support child care services. State Level 2017 Advocacy Day Policy makers, policy influencers
Discussion about how citizens and service providers can impact the governing process and be effective at addressing community issues. Community Level AHSSC Monthly Meeting Policy influencers, parents, child care providers, community leaders
Raise pan-Asian voices to ensure that elected leaders continue to support the programs that serve the community. National Level WE STAND UNITED RALLY the Night Before Trump’s Inauguration Policy makers, policy influencers, advocates and supporters of child care
Organize photo opportunities at child care centers and after school programs to send a message to Governor Cuomo, these photos will be shared on media platforms. Community Level Encourage more funding for child care in the state budget via photos shared through media. Policy makers, policy influencers
Support & allocate additional funding to implement the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG). State Level Reach out to County Executives, County Legislators, City Council Members or Mayors ask them to send a letter to Governor Cuomo for additional funding and implement the CCDBG as due to rising costs of running a child care program. Policy makers, policy influencers
Call for Congress to provide funding to implement new regulations so that tens of thousands of New York’s children don’t lose their child care services. National Level Signing the letter by the Early Care & Learning Council advocating for increase funding for Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) above the levels included in both the FY2017 House and Senate Labor/HHS bills Policy makers, policy influencers
Dissuade Congress from passing the House Education and Workforce Committee’s Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill which denies  reimbursement for a third meal/snack for children in extended care at child care providers that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. National Level Urge Congress to Oppose House Child Nutrition Bill by signing letter. Policy makers, policy influencers

 

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