Advocacy in Action

See what we’ve been up to on the ground across the country. From hosting and speaking at Congressional briefings to meeting face to face with lawmakers, we’re dedicated to lifting the voices that support social-emotional learning (SEL), bullying prevention, and protection from child sexual abuse.

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Support School Violence Prevention

Recent school violence across the country has increased federal and state government attention to creating safe and positive school climates for young people.Read More

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Help Protect Children Now

Please urge your senators to support child protection and sexual abuse prevention by voting YES on the EARN IT Act of 2022.Read More

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Action Alert: Child Abuse Prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year, you can support this important cause by advocating funding for child sexual abuse prevention research.Read More

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This SEL Day, Put Children First

Take action in celebration of the third annual SEL Day to recognize the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) by advocating access to high-quality SEL! Read More

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Tell Governor Inslee: Students Need SEL Now

Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars are still available in Washington to support the well-being of young people in our state. Help encourage Governor Inslee in understanding the critical role that social-emotional learning (SEL) plays in a trauma-informed approach to education.Read More

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Urge Congress to Prioritize FY 2021 Investments in SEL

In recognition of increased trauma from racism and the pandemic, state leaders are prioritizing SEL for their students. But they need funds to make their priorities a reality. SEL is needed now more than ever to support young people’s well-being, resilience, and academic engagement.Read More

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