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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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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Extended Foster Care Gives Washington’s Foster Youth Hope

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Jon Brumbach CCF Board Member For many graduating high school seniors the month of June is a time of excitement and achievement. Their hard work will be rewarded with a diploma and near endless possibilities. However, not too long ago, a young person in foster care who was lucky enough to graduate from high school […]

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Salaam Garage Foster Care Exhibition

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Rene T. Murry CCF Chair On May 1, I had the opportunity to go to the opening night of “The Long Road Home: Aging Out of Foster Care,” an exhibition organized by Salaam Garage. With chapters in New York and Seattle, Salaam Garage is a digital storytelling organization that unites journalists, writers, photographers and videographers […]

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