Ritchie

Jason Ritchie

Jason Ritchie Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Jason Ritchie for the House of Representatives! “I’m looking forward to fighting for children’s health, education and welfare in Olympia. As a father of two sons in public schools, this is very personal to me. I will make sure we are living up to our constitutional obligations to fully […]

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Seaquist

Larry Seaquist

Rep. Larry Seaquist Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Larry Seaquist for the House of Representatives! Seaquist deeply cares for children in a number of critical areas including, fully funding homeless youth and foster care programs; fully funding education; prioritizing behavioral and mental health; strengthening families including paid family leave. “I grew up in a large, extended […]

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Senn

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Rep. Tana Senn CCF endorses Rep. Tana Senn for the 41st Legislative District of the House! Rep. Tana Senn is an advocate for expanding access to quality early learning, especially for kids in the child welfare system. She is a champion for social emotional learning and mental health access. She works to end youth homelessness and […]

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Shih

Dan Shih

Dan Shih Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Dan Shih for the House of Representatives! Dan Shih wants every child in Washington to have access to a high-quality public education and to be healthy, safe, and ready to learn. Dan will be a champion for the well-being and education of the children of our state, especially those […]

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Sullivan

Pat Sullivan

Rep. Pat Sullivan CCF endorses Rep. Pat Sullivan for reelection for the 47th District in the House of Representatives! While Sullivan has been a longtime supporter of improving education in Washington, he knows that children need more than a good education to succeed. Sullivan, who has served as the majority leader in the House, advocates […]

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Walsh

Walsh

Rep. Maureen Walsh CCF endorses Representative Maureen Walsh of the 16th district for State Senate! Rep. Maureen Walsh has been a champion for children in the legislature. In her role as ranking member on the Early Learning and Children’s Services Committee, she has advocated for high-quality early learning, and for improvements to the child welfare […]

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CCF Annual Fundraiser

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Rep. Ruth Kagi’s Home
Dunn Gardens
Sunday, September 18, 2016
3 until 5 p.m.
All ages welcome

Sponsor opportunities are available!

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CCF ENDORSES REP. Skyler Rude

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CCF endorses Skyler Rude for 16th District State Representative! Skyler Rude is working hard to represent his district and to fight for children in the legislature. He intends to seek appointment to committees that oversee children’s issues to ensure the state’s underserved children and youth have the support they need to succeed in school and […]

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How to Receive a CCF Endorsement

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The Children’s Campaign Fund has stood beside children’s-rights champions for more than 25 years, guided by our mission to advocate and fight for the right of all children in Washington state to have a safe, happy and high-quality childhood. Children’s Campaign Fund (CCF) provides endorsements in order to influence the most competitive races for lawmakers […]

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2016 Legislative Priorities

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The Legislature will convene for a regular session on January 11, 2016, and we are gearing up for an important year.

The Board of Directors has voted to approve the following legislative bills as CCF’s 2016 Legislative Priorities.

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CCF Endorses Rep. Gregory

Carol Gregory

On September 25, 2015, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse Rep. Carol Gregory for 30th Legislative District, which includes Federal Way, Des Moines, Milton, Algona, Pacific and part of Auburn.

In her next term, she looks forward to helping to alleviate children’s hunger, continuing to work to ensure that the state has adequate resources to fund high-quality children’s programming, and helping the legislature’s fulfill it’s obligation to fully fund schools.

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2015 Legislative Report

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We are thrilled to report that the elected CCF Champions for Children offered bipartisan support for the 2015 Children’s Campaign Fund legislative priorities.

We give our gratitude to the Champions for Children for their leadership to help pass the Early Start Act, Anti-sex Trafficking, YEAR Act, Homeless Youth Act, and Extended Foster Care.

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Best Starts for Kids Tax Levy

36th District Dem panel discussion

State Representative Ruth Kagi, King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski, and Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess revealed details of the proposed November 2015 ballot measure.

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2015 Legislative Priorities

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The Children’s Campaign Fund supports the passage and implementation of these ten bills.

In addition to these bills, CCF will strongly take into consideration votes regarding adequate revenue to ensure that important children and family services are not compromised.

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Session 2015: Some Success, More Work to Do

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Many CCF priorities made it through are on their way to becoming law, but others languished or await a final decision on the budget. Now is the time to contact budget conferees, and ask them to make sure the social safety net is protected with reliable revenues.

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Progressive Legislation Aims to Prevent Child Abuse

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Many people think of the sad and sometimes tragic outcomes that occur for victims of abuse and neglect when they hear those words, but much of the work that can and should be the focus of our efforts occurs before a child is ever abused in the first place.

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An Open Letter to Champions for Children

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We understand these are tough discussions, but this year offers the opportunity to affirm our state’s commitment to our youngest and most vulnerable members of our communities by supporting the safety net for every child.

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An Open Letter to Senators Hill, Fain, and Litzow

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There are still too many zeros for kids in the Washington Senate budget v2.0. Children’s Campaign Fund implores the senate to close tax exemptions that are deemed ineffective by audit analysis to provide additional funds to support children welfare services that are presently left unfunded in the proposed senate budget. Senator Hill’s sponsored SMART act […]

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