Congress is poised to introduce a bipartisan emergency COVID relief package next Tuesday. Unlike prior proposals, it DOES NOT currently include funding for MIECHV.
Please take a minute to reach out to your Congressional delegation TODAY and urge them to prioritize $100M in relief funding for MIECHV home visiting in the next emergency stimulus package.
Here are some useful resources for crafting your message:
Parents as Teachers has also created a 3-click campaign to facilitate your advocacy efforts.
Please be sure to include your family stories and share this alert widely through your state and local advocacy networks, as well as social media.
We encourage you to share additional strategies and responses from your elected officials on the Home Visiting Advocacy Community of Practice Linked In site.
Thank you for your advocacy and hard work in supporting families!