Endorse Our Vision of Ending Child Poverty in Wisconsin

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We believe in a vision of ending child poverty in Wisconsin. We believe that the people of Wisconsin, working together, can cut child poverty in half in the next ten years. Seeking greater equity, our vision includes cutting racial disparities in child poverty in half. We are committed to evidence-based evaluation of progress.   

Join the Wisconsin Council of Churches, WISDOM, Kids First, & Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund in this effort. And if you are part of an organization that wants to join our coalition then just click the box "My organization is signing on"!

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School Sisters of Notre Dame
Memorial Presbyteriann Church
    endorsed 2018-01-05 18:26:38 -0600
    Every child is made in the image and likeness of God and deserves what is needed to grow and develop to take her/his place in the world, doing what she/he was created to be/do.
    endorsed 2018-01-05 16:42:03 -0600
    School Sisters of Notre Dame endorsed 2018-01-05 15:43:59 -0600
    endorsed 2018-01-05 15:42:10 -0600
    For a state that is richly blessed in so many ways, it is a “crime” to think that many of our children are going to bed hungry, braving the cold without adequate housing and heat and attending substandard schools.
    endorsed 2018-01-05 14:13:26 -0600
    In the gospels we read; “suffer the little children to come unto me.” Compassion for children is of the essence for our reaching out to those in need.
    endorsed 2018-01-05 13:26:07 -0600
    Because we need to lift our community and demand a even playing field of diversity inclusion, and employment.
    endorsed 2018-01-04 22:18:44 -0600
    endorsed 2018-01-04 06:26:54 -0600
    endorsed 2018-01-03 22:14:39 -0600
    I’m moving from Marquette county to Milwaukee County, but am aware of the serious poverty that exists in both counties. I have spoken with a clergy group in Waushara County and we’ll be meeting with folks from the 20/20 program on the 16th of January to learn more and hopefully take some actions.
    endorsed 2018-01-03 14:05:18 -0600
    Poverty can be eliminated in this country. I have seen so much poverty around the country and believe that this can be changed and that we as a country can do better.
    posted about Endorse The Vision on Facebook 2018-01-03 13:21:47 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me!
    @RKraig1912 tweeted link to Endorse The Vision. 2018-01-03 13:21:46 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me! http://www.endchildpovertywi.org/endorse?recruiter_id=24
    endorsed 2018-01-03 13:21:32 -0600
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    endorsed 2018-01-02 19:02:30 -0600
    Memorial Presbyteriann Church endorsed via 2018-01-02 15:22:58 -0600
    As a school social worker (and child protection worker before that), I have seen first hand the lifelong consequences from childhood poverty. These are physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and all-encompassing .
    endorsed 2018-01-02 11:12:50 -0600
    Children born into poverty have a lifelong uphill battle to success at school, form healthy relationships and get equip to contribute to society. They need early intervention with education being most important and a place to live, with food in their bellies.
    endorsed 2018-01-01 23:06:42 -0600
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    posted about Endorse The Vision on Facebook 2017-12-30 09:08:43 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me!
    endorsed 2017-12-30 09:08:12 -0600
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    endorsed 2017-12-29 17:08:08 -0600
    endorsed 2017-12-29 16:53:22 -0600
    Having taught in MPS since the late ‘70s, I have seen many children and families in need. Something needs change in our system to honor all people’s worth and dignity.
    endorsed 2017-12-28 20:53:21 -0600