Speaking for Kids (February 3, 2017)

Begin the Year With Action

With the inauguration of President Donald Trump and confirmation hearings for his Cabinet selections underway, the political attention of the nation is focused squarely on Washington, D.C.  Despite all of the attention and focus on our federal government, it is important for us to remember that the 99th Michigan Legislature was sworn in last month.  Read Matt Gillard’s most recent Capitol Corner to learn more about how you can take full advantage of the opportunities over the next few months and act to help children and families in Michigan.

After you read Matt’s Capitol Corner:

Bettering the Odds for Children & Families:
Michigan’s Children Annual Report 2016

In 2016, Michigan’s Children remained a leader in policy advocacy because of our ability to influence public policy by garnering support from policymakers, building public will on critical issues, and activating constituents to influence their elected officials.  Find out more about how our staff worked to improve policies through data, information and analysis on the issues; communicated with you and with policymakers; mobilized and engaged our partners and networks; directly impacted policymakers; and strengthened the organization’s stability last year.