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Children's Issues Election Forum: Securing our Future, Putting Children First PDF Print Email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTPONED

Due to the special "Hurricane Florence relief" session called for the NC General Assembly next week we have decided to postpone next Wednesday's scheduled forum until Tuesday, October 30. We apologize for this inconvenience but we feel strongly that all Mecklenburg candidates for legislature should have a fair opportunity to attend the event. The good news: if you were unable to attend the first planned date, perhaps your luck has changed and you can join us on October 30. If you were previously registered, please you will need to register again.

 

Meet candidates for the state legislature, learn about critical policy issues facing children & families, and share your questions and concerns.

Wednesday, October 30, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Children and Family Services Center, 601 E 5th Street, Charlotte, NC

LIMITED SPACE ::: Please register in advance:  https://ncchild.salsalabs.org/forumsignup

Local and state-level child policy experts will provide overviews of key issues legislators must grapple with in 2019, including:

  • Access to affordable, high-quality child care;
  • Closing the health insurance coverage gap;
  • Implementation of raise the age legislation; and
  • Children's Mental Health

Following the presentations, candidates for office will have the opportunity to share their thoughts about the issues discussed and meeting attendees can ask questions of presenters and candidates.

For more information about this event, contact:

Jenny Harbin, Director, The Children’s Alliance: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Adam Sotak, Public Engagement Director, NC Child:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Securing Our Future: Putting Kids First

Each year, our state legislators have an extraordinary opportunity to use public policy to improve the lives of children and families. By expanding access to high-quality health care, strengthening early learning opportunities, and growing economic opportunity, policymakers can help change a child’s life trajectory. As we approach the 2018 election, we are excited to provide an opportunity for constituents and candidates to learn more about the major issues facing children.

 

Hope to see you there!
Pre-registration is required:  https://ncchild.salsalabs.org/forumsignup

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