Missouri’s annual Child Advocacy Day is an opportunity for parents, child care professionals, health care providers, and community members to speak up and ask lawmakers to make the health, safety, and education of Missouri’s children a top priority for the state. Activities at Child Advocacy Day include:
- Workshops on current legislative and budget issues affecting children and families
- Meetings with legislators
- March to the Capitol and Rally
- Exhibits showcasing services for children and families
- Recognition of this year’s Child Advocate Award winner(s)
Please join the MO Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families for the 32nd Annual Child Advocacy Day in Jefferson City on April 1st, 2014.
- 268,000 live in poverty, 107,000 under the age of 6 live in poverty
- More than 100,000 lack health insurance
- 320,000 are alone after school
- 10,000 drop out of school
- 7,000 are abused & neglected
- 310,000 under 6 need child care
Let Missouri lawmakers know:
There are thousands of reasons to make children’s issues a top priority for the state!