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October 2022 E-News

  October 2022 Smart choices. Bold voices. Those words exemplify everything we do at The Children’s Agenda. There is risk when we speak boldly, but those risks are necessary to speak up for kids. To drive effective change, we have...

September 2022 E-News

Preview – September 2022 E-News September 2022 Members of the Very Invested Parents (VIPs) group along with Parent Advocacy Coordinator Carmen Torres At The Children’s Agenda, we believe in the power of parents. That’s why, two years ago, we...

August 2022 E-News

  August 2022 As New York’s children head back to school, each and every one of us has the responsibility to ensure every child receives a quality education in positive learning environments that support their success. That’s why The Children’s...

July 2022 E-News

  July 2022 The Children’s Agenda is unique in that we advocate at the local, state and national levels. National policies have profound impacts for children locally. For example: Service Requirements: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires services...

June 2022 E-News

  June 2022 Moral Documents Budgets reveal priorities and values. How cities, counties and states, school districts, and our nation as a whole decide to spend our money declares who matters.  That’s why The Children’s Agenda has since our...

May 2022 E-News

  At The Children’s Agenda, we are filled with both sorrow and outrage at yet another massacre of children. The 19 children and two teachers murdered in Uvalde are victims of what is now the leading cause of death...

April 2022 E-News

  Budgets are value statements. We cannot reduce them to only dollars and cents or spreadsheets and graphs. They require choices and when we choose one thing over another, it reveals something about us as a community. That is...

March 2022 E-News

  March 2022 Listening to Parents This month The Children’s Agenda released findings from our first-of-its kind poll of Monroe County parents. The poll is a game changer when it comes to advocating for legislative change in the county...

Parent Corner

This month Kelly M. is being spotlighted for her strong will and dedication to advocacy. Kelly has two children who have received Early Intervention (EI) and Special Education services. However, her experience has been far but favorable, which has...