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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St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care
    endorsed 2017-12-19 19:55:03 -0600
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    What happens to a child in the first 5 years of life is crucial to them, to our communities, and to society. The resources exist to care for children but not the will.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 17:03:53 -0600
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    endorsed 2017-12-19 16:11:46 -0600
    It is important to break the generational cycle of poverty by offering children a better and possible

    future through education and other programs.
    posted about Endorse The Vision on Facebook 2017-12-19 15:21:07 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me!
    @CaseyRozanski tweeted link to Endorse The Vision. 2017-12-19 15:21:04 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me! http://www.endchildpovertywi.org/endorse?recruiter_id=167433
    St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care endorsed 2017-12-19 15:20:44 -0600
    We need to take care of our children, there is no doubt about that. Happy healthy children turn into happy healthy adults!
    endorsed 2017-12-19 14:37:38 -0600
    All responsible adults must take a stand and support the children in our communities. The children are the rich resource God has given to us. We must take care of each child, every child, for that is the mission handed to us by our Creator God. shame on all who abandon and seek the power for themselves.
    posted about Endorse The Vision on Facebook 2017-12-19 14:33:58 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me!
    endorsed 2017-12-19 14:33:18 -0600
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    posted about Endorse The Vision on Facebook 2017-12-19 14:07:09 -0600
    I'm joining the call for an end to child poverty in Wisconsin, please join me!
    endorsed via 2017-12-19 14:06:41 -0600
    endorsed 2017-12-19 13:44:49 -0600
    Child poverty helps to cement inequity in individual’s bodies through unequal cognitive development due to unequal access to opportunities for children 0-5. It is imperative that we work to eradicate child poverty if we are moral people.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 12:43:00 -0600
    It’s in our own best interest to ensure there is a healthy, functional, educated generation to care for the elderly and keep society safe in the future.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 12:41:35 -0600
    All people are made in the image and likeness of God and deserve a certain level of dignity and opportunity. It is especially important that this begin with our children.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 12:10:48 -0600
    We’ve been told we live in the richest country in the world. How can we allow so many people to continue to live in poverty? We should be ashamed.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 11:53:55 -0600
    endorsed 2017-12-19 11:36:49 -0600
    Child poverty is a fundamental issue that, when solved, can alleviate countless other issues.
    endorsed 2017-12-19 11:31:03 -0600
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    endorsed 2017-12-19 11:00:33 -0600
    Look at the statistics
    endorsed 2017-12-19 10:49:49 -0600
    Where a child lives (zip code) determines the opportunities they have access to and ultimately their chances of success. Let’s not let racial segregation continue to determine our kids’ futures.