FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2021 CONTACT: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x 108, [email protected]   Over 1,000 Organizations Tell State to Put Kids First  Hundreds come together in letter urging leaders to prioritize investments in children’s programs and school reopening   Over1,000 diverse organizations of The Children’s Movement sent this letter to state leaders today, calling [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2020 CONTACT: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x 108, [email protected]   Over 600 Organizations to Newsom: Protect Children’s Health California children’s supporters urge agency to reform Medi-Cal contracts   Oakland, Calif., – More than 600 California Pro-Kid organizations from The Children’s Movement sent a letter today, urging the administration of Governor Gavin Newsom to protect children by holding health plans accountable for providing quality, equitable care. The [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2020 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Endorses Prop. 15 to Generate Increased Investments in Schools and Communities  Oakland, Calif., – Children Now announced today its support for Proposition 15, which will close corporate property tax loopholes to generate billions in investments for California’s schools and local communities [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 24 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected] Hundreds of Oral Health Advocates Show Support for Local Dental Pilot Projects   More than 500 non-profits, community-based organizations, dentists, and other oral health stakeholders from across California have joined together to support an extension of innovative pilots that are working to improve access to [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 23 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Statement on the 2020-21 State Budget Agreement Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to the 2020-21 state budget agreement: “The state budget agreement protects critical investments for kids, including providing a hold harmless provision [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2020 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected] Children Now Statement on Gov. Newsom's May Revision  Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom's May Revision: “The May Revise proposal fails to reflect that the majority of the state’s children were in crises before [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 23 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Over 755 Organizations Urge Governor and Legislature to Prioritize Kids in the Upcoming Budget   OAKLAND, Calif. – More than 755 Pro-Kid organizations from The Children’s Movement sent a letter to the Governor and Legislature today urging them to prioritize kids [...]

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