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Raise Your Voice for Kids

We have a responsibility to our children to fully fund education without defunding the safety net for our most vulnerable neighbors.

Supporters of the Children's Campaign Fund: We are calling on you to take another step in advocacy for the children of Washington.

Write a letter to the editor of your hometown newspaper! Make your voice heard!

The next legislative session will be focused on the money available for fully funding education for our children. We need legislators who will address this issue without cutting programs that support those same vulnerable children and their families.

Please consider writing a letter to your editor, asking for the elected officials to work on new revenue options. Ask voters to take this into consideration with their vote and support those who will look for ways to fully fund K-12 education, early Learning and higher education and our social services system. These are critical decisions that WILL shape the future for Washington's children.

Our children cannot vote and this is the time to speak up for them.

Here are a couple to get you started:

Seattle Times

Letters, not exceeding 200 words, must include your full name, address and telephone numbers for verification. Letters become the property of The Times and may be edited for publication. High volume prevents our acknowledging receipt of submissions. Email for letters:

Spokane's Spokesman-Review

Readers in the Inland Northwest are invited to submit letters to The Spokesman-Review. Letters should be no longer than 200 words and must include:

  • Name

  • Street address

  • A daytime telephone number

  • An e-mail address

Address, telephone number, and e-mail address are only used to follow up with letter writers. Submit on website

Vancouver Sun

To submit letters to the editor for publication in The Vancouver Sun newspaper: Text only, please. Email subject line: "Letter to the editor"

Letters must contain the author's name, address and a daytime telephone number. Maximum length is 200 words; shorter is better. The Vancouver Sun reserves the right to edit, condense or reject any contribution. We do not publish open letters to third parties. Writers whose letters are being considered for publication will be contacted.


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