Archived E-Bulletins and Action Networks

Speaking for Kids E-Bulletin

2018

November 5 – Youth and Families Make Their Mark on 2018 Election

October 1 – Announcing Our 2018 Candidate Forums

September 21 – Tell Your Reps: Get To Work Next Week for Kids and Families

August 30 – Critical Bills for Youth Waiting for Action in Lansing

August 8 – Introducing Michigan’s Children 2018 Election Resources

August 1 – Making Michigan’s Children A Primary Priority

May 24 – Did Somebody Say Surplus?

May 8 – Taking a Fresh Look at Foster Care

April 9 – Let’s Talk Prevention

March 26 – Lansing is Closed…

March 16 – Spring Break for Schools and Legislators

March 2 – Caring for children in centers and in schools

February 22 – Michigan’s Children Have Ideas on Guns

February 16 – FamilySpeak: Adult Education is a Literacy and Workforce Support

February 1 – The Time Has Come to Invest in Prevention

January 16 – Please complete our 2018 Advocate Survey!

January 8 – Our State Budget New Years Resolution

2017

December 28 – Looking Ahead: Michigan’s Children in 2018

December 8 – Foster Quality Assurance Passes House

November 17 – This Week, Hunt Down Your Congressperson

November 2 – Fighting for Tax Reform For Kids and Families

October 20 – Major Changes Looming for Federal Taxes, Foster Care

September 27 – Kicking off the Kids Cup Challenge

September 14 – Are you standing up for Kids this fall?

August 24 – Michigan Parents: We Need More Mental Health Care

August 8 – August Advocacy Primer for #MIKids

July 25 – Federal Update and August Preview

July 11 – Michigan’s Child Advocacy Newsletter

June 23 – Michigan’s Children Joins Rep. Levin to Highlight Concerns over President’s Budget

June 9 – A Budget Breakthrough in Lansing

May 24 – State Budget Nearing the End, Federal Budget At the Beginning

May 12 – State Budget Advocacy Now

April 25 – Now Is the Time For Action!

March 31 – State and Federal Budgets Moving Forward

March 24 – Trifecta of Problems Call for Us to Work Even Harder

February 24 – Families Speak, Legislators Pledge Support

February 10 – The State Budget Process Starts Now

January 26 – Guidance for Congress to Protect Michigan Children

January 13 – Begin the Year with Action

2016

December 16 – Lame Duck Recap

December 6 – Your Action Needed During Lame Duck

November 11 – The Elections are Over. Now What?

October 19 – Michigan or Michigan State? Who Will Win the Kids’ Cup Challenge?

October 6 – Michigan Senate: Finish What’s Been Started

September 20 – Act Today for Child Care Assistance

August 26 – With 20 days left, Lawmakers have critical work for kids & families to do this session

July 27 – Learn about the Candidates; Vote in Tuesday’s Primaries

July 12 – Sandbox Party’s Back with New Youth-Led Candidate Forum

June 14 – Vacation-bound State Lawmakers Still Have Work to Do

May 17 – What’s Still at Play in FY-17 State Budget?

May 3  Lawmakers Need to Finish the Job on Juvenile Justice, Foster Care

April 20 – What’s in the State Budget for Families

April 5 – What’s Needed in Michigan’s 3rd Grade Reading Bill

March 22 – Speak Up for Kids and Families, Contact Your Lawmakers over Spring Break

March 9 – We Examine Gov. Snyder’s FY2017 Budget with Focus on Kids

February 24 – State House Considers Legislative Reform for Teen Offenders

February 11 – Gov. Snyder Offers Major Support for Flint, Detroit in Budget Plan

January 28 – Boost to Early On in Today’s Budget Bill

January 13 – Michigan’s Children’s Policy Priorities for 2016

2015

December 22 –  End of the Year Giving Letter

December 15 – Attention’s on Foster Care in House, Senate

December 1  – Michigan’s Children Needs You Now More than Ever

November 24  – Giving Thanks to Our Partners

November 5  – What’s at Stake for Families in Final Roads Deal?

October 20  – 3rd Grade Reading Bill Heads to State Senate

September 29 – Caregivers Address Trauma, Need for Training in Child Welfare System

September 10 – Making Michigan a Top 10 Education State

August 21 – Unresolved Road Fix Offers Another Chance to Protect Investment in Kids & Families

July 22 – Help Shore up More State Support for Families and Kids

June 30 – Do the State and Federal Budgets Promote Equity?

June 25 – Pledge Your Support for Michigan Kids and Families this Independence Day!

June 16 – Capitol Corner: Early Literacy Wins but Kids in Foster Care and Low-Income Families Lose

June 2How Michigan’s Challenged Learners Are Impacted by New State Budget Agreement

May 12 – Champion Investment in Education Equity

April 29 – Seize this Important Opportunity to Make a Positive Impact on Schools, Children, and Communities

April 20 – Act Now for Equitable Education Funding

April 14 – Opportunities to Take Action for Kids and Families

April 2 – Influencing the State Budget

March 24 – State-wide Talks on Child Care; and Broadening Support for Children’s Issues

March 10 – Children and Family Issues before the Legislature; and Youth Voices Have Impact

February 24Speaking for Kids in State and Federal Education Priorities

February 12 – Michigan’s Children’s First Glance at Governor’s Budget Plan

February 10 – Speaking for Kids in the State & Federal Budgets

January 27 – Welcome to Michigan’s Children e-Bulletin – Speaking for Kids

2014

December 12 – Your Input Needed for Better Public Policies

December 8 – Our Holiday Appeal

September 19 – Michigan Youths, High School Students to Question Candidates at 4 Statewide Forums

August 5 – Vote with Kids in Mind on August 5th

May 8 – Check Out Our New Website!

April 10

March 6 – Michigan’s Children Welcomes New President & CEO Matt Gillard

Annual Report 2017

2017

December 21 – Connecting the Voices of Kids and Families

Action Alerts

2017

March 8 – Now Is the Time To Protect Health Care

2016

September 14 – Act Now for More Child Care Funding

Early Childhood Action Network

2015

October 19 – Sign-on Today for Early On

July 6 – Early Childhood Investments in the State Budget

April 27 – Your Action Needed for Young Children

March 25 – Act Now for Home Visiting and Funding Other Early Childhood Initiatives

February 26 – Governor Snyder’s Budget — What It Means for Young Children

January 28 – Early Childhood Updates in Michigan

2014

December 22 – 2014 Lame Duck Review

October 30 – Are You Prepared to Vote?

August 15 – What Are Your Election Priorities? Take Our Quick Survey!

July 3 – State Budget Finalized and Your Input Needed

June 18 – Budget Update and Election Advocacy

June 2 – Office of Great Start Wants to Hear From You

April 25 – Talk to Legislators Over Spring Break

March 31 – Budget Update

March 21 – Support Early On License Plate

February 21 – Welcome New President and CEO, Matt Gillard

Graduate Michigan Action Network

2014

December 29 – Graduate Michigan Action Network Bulletin

November 3 – Graduate Michigan Action Network — 11/3/14

August 13 – Help Prioritize Election Issues for Michigan’s Children

July 30 – Encourage Primary Voting

July 7 Comment on Model Code of Conduct

May 13 – Congratulating our Champions

April 17 – Take Me Out to the Ballgame

April 3 – Congressional Sign on in Support of Youth Employment

February 27 – State Budget Process Moving Forward

February 2 – Sign-On Letter Supporting After School

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