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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Help Improve Child Safety and Protection

November is National Child Safety and Protection Month, an opportunity to support the well-being of children. You can help keep kids safe by advocating access to primary prevention programs that include life skill-building.Read More

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Advocate Psychosocial Support for Children Around the World

Every child needs and deserves support to build resilience and emotional well-being. Yet globally, 13% of children live with a mental health disorder, and on average, governments spend less than 2% of their health budgets on mental health. We need to invest in psychosocial support for children today. Read More

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Support Educators This World Teachers’ Day

This World Teachers’ Day, supporting educator well-being is more important than ever. K–12 staff have the highest burnout levels of all industries in the US, and nearly half (44%) say they “always” or “very often” feel burned out at work. Read More

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Primary Prevention Action Alert

All children deserve the opportunity to learn and grow in safe and supportive environments that promote their learning and well-being. Yet, youth are currently experiencing increased rates of sadness, hopelessness, and suicidality.Read More

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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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