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Tell Congress: Co-Sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act


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Beverly
- 339 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Please urge your Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act -- and to support a final budget that ends the sequester and includes significant new investments in early learning.



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Beverly M. (85)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 6:09 pm
Today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representatives George Miller (D-CA) and Richard Hanna (R-NY) introduced the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. This bill is an important bipartisan step in ensuring access to high-quality preschool for low- and moderate-income children.

Please help us give this bill a solid start by asking your Members of Congress to co-sponsor it. While you’re at it, it’s also important to remind your Members of Congress to support a federal budget that ends the sequester and includes significant new investments in early learning.

The introduction of this historic early learning bill provides an opportunity that we can’t afford to miss. At the same time, as the federal budget is negotiated between the House and Senate, we must fight hard to undo the harsh effects of the sequester and to increase investments in early learning. So, what exactly does the new Strong Start for America’s Children bill do?

It creates new partnerships between states and the federal government to help states and communities improve and expand high-quality, full-day preschool programs for four-year-olds from low- and moderate-income families. It would also provide new funding for high-quality early learning programs for infants and toddlers.
 

Just Carole (338)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 6:29 pm

Education is key!

My voice has been added . . . thanks, Beverly.

 

Mary T. (304)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:29 pm
Thank you Beverly - signed & noted
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:38 pm

Sent to 3 useless men - but sent nonetheless. Thanks Beverly.
 

Stuart Thomas (515)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 8:09 pm
Noted, signed and submitted.

Thank you for the posting Beverly.
 

JL A. (275)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 8:26 pm
signed via email, noted now
 

Esther Z. (96)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 9:03 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Beverly.
 

Judy C. (108)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 10:15 pm
Signed. Thanks Beverly.
 

Angelene B. (146)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 10:33 pm
signed
 

AniMae Chi (411)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 12:40 am
Thank you for taking action on this issue.
 

Autumn S. (151)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 2:45 am
signed and noted
 

Natasha Salgado (537)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 3:17 am
Signed-thx Beverly
 

John Holton (363)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 4:09 am
S and N
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 4:15 am
noted
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 5:56 am
Done! Thanks, Beverly.
 

Wonder Girl (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:00 am
All children need a flying start in life!
 

. (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:55 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Beverly. All children need a good start in life.
 

Patricia H. (468)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 7:00 am
done
 

Ben Oscarsito (316)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 8:11 am
Done! And, if I may quote Nelson Mandela:
"Education is the most powerful weapon wich can be used for World change"
 

Joanna W. (71)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:15 am
im with!!
 

Rhonda B. (100)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:36 am
thank you!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 12:49 pm
message sent
 

A F. (132)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 1:05 pm
done, thanks
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 1:20 pm
Done it all. Thanks.
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 2:15 pm
I'm sorry, I've read up on this a bit, and keeping the sequester intact is working to slowly de-fund the Pentagon war machine. So many wasteful things have been found in that system since the enactment of the sequester. This letter won't allow me to eliminate that line. I got 2 of these in my personal inbox already and just couldn't sign. I've been signing in support of specific items that lie along progressive/green lines to not cut Soc. Sec. or SNAP, or continue funding other specifics that benefit those most in need, though. We must choose our targets wisely.
 

James Maynard (68)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 2:25 pm
S&N. Yes Kit, me too. I used to have
the very honorable and intelligent Mr.
Lloyd Doggett until the last freakish
gerrymander put him outside my area.
 

Birgit W. (146)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 3:31 pm
Thank you.
 

Christeen Anderson (510)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 4:30 pm
N&S
 

Vicky P. (466)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:53 pm
noted, signed
 

Terre P. (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:41 pm
A strong investment in children early in life will lead to fewer costs later on in prisons, welfare, dealing with homelessness, etc.
 

Karen Chestney (109)
Friday November 15, 2013, 2:29 am
PETITION....SIGNED....AND SENT OFF ..Thanks.
 

Dave C. (216)
Friday November 15, 2013, 3:09 pm
done, later better than never
 
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