The news cycle in 2019 was anything but slow. There was so much that happened this year – it’s hard to keep track! That’s why we’re taking a moment to reflect on the stories that touched you, our readers, in 2019.
2019 was the year of victories! We couldn’t achieve these victories without our volunteers around the country who work tirelessly to speak out for kids. Here are some highlights of what we accomplished at Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) thanks to you.
As part of its High 5 for Kids campaign, SCAN volunteers have engaged many major presidential candidates and asked them how they planned to prioritize early learning during their presidency.
“I choose safety over comfort.” It cannot be an easy choice to make, but that is what Dina*, a Syrian mother living in a shelter of metal and tarp in Azraq Refugee Camp with her family of 6, had to do.
SCAN’s policy expert, Santiago Mueckay, answered 5 frequently asked questions about the situation at the border and the steps SCAN is taking to help.
As the National Campaigns and Digital Director for SCAN, I know how many children in the US and around the world struggle to receive a quality education, feel safe and simply have a chance to play and grow. I see the opportunities that my daughters have, and I believe every child deserves those same opportunities.
In the spirit of spookiness, here are some tricky issues that are affecting kids and ways that you can help treat them.