Current action alerts from NC Child
Take action to bring health care to over half a million people in North Carolina
For too many people in NC, reliable health insurance is far out of reach. That means many parents and caregivers are going without the basic health care they need. The good news: H 655, NC Health Care for Working Families, is a bipartisan solution. Contact your state legislators now to make sure they support it!
Teens are still being sent to adult jails in NC – it’s time to fund ‘Raise the Age’ in NC
State legislators have already made the very prudent decision to keep 16- and 17 year-olds out of adult jails. However, that decision will be meaningless unless the legislature also allocates the funds into the juvenile justice programs that get kids back on track.
Take action to expand access to early childhood education
North Carolinians of all stripes understand that all children need the opportunity for a high-quality early childhood education. Tell NC lawmakers that now is the time for a $50 million down payment on that vision.