Tora poses in front of the American flag at her elementary school. Photo credit: Susan Warner/Save the Children 2016.

Advocate for Our Youngest Learners

Young children need advocates to help ensure that all children get the strong start they deserve. Rotarians can leverage their advocacy expertise and speak out in support of early learning programs and services that positively impact children. The resources below will help you speak up and take action to support early education in your community, district, and state.

Persuade your lawmakers to invest in early learning

Head Start Needs Robust Funding
Head Start is a vital program to help children living in poverty succeed in school and in life. Join our friends at Save the Children Action Network and send a message to your members of Congress to increase funding for Head Start. JOIN HERE

Help Rebuild the Child Care Industry
The American Jobs Plan provides us with a chance to rebuild the child care industry to help a new generation of kids start learning in safe, modern facilities while their parents work. Send a message to your members of Congress as part of Save the Children Action Network – support the American Jobs Plan to rebuild our child care infrastructure! LEARN MORE

Share Your Story
Your best advocacy tool is your story. Learn how to craft a short, compelling elevator pitch to make the case for kids. WATCH

Take Action in Your State
Connect with Save the Children’s mobilization teams around the country. ADVOCATE FOR KIDS


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