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July 03, 2019
This is a critical week for the future of Alaska and we need your help!
Alaska is facing some of the deepest budget cuts in its history for health and human services, including over $8.8 million in early childhood programs and services. Every member of our community will be affected by a reduction in services—including our youngest residents.
The special session of the State Legislature began today. Legislators have the power to override the vetoes this week!
Ask your legislator to attend the override vote before 11:59 pm on Friday, July 12 in Juneau to secure Alaska’s future!
thread is dedicated to ensuring Alaska’s children have access to quality early education and positive outcomes. This includes a diverse and robust delivery of services and programs for all of Alaska’s children. When we have access to early literacy, early health screening and education, we give children a chance to thrive. Quality early learning starts with families and includes access to affordable and quality early education.
If the vetoes stand the impact on early childhood is far reaching.
thread estimates the impact will be:
Your legislators listened to you earlier this year, and now it’s time to ask them to listen to you again. Watch this video to learn more.
Contact your legislator to encourage them to participate in the override vote before 11:59 pm, Friday, July 12 in Juneau.
There is still time for you to make a difference for Alaska’s young children and families. Thank you for your advocacy!
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