The State Legislature is deliberating and crafting the 2023-2024 State Budget and we urge you to reach out to your elected representatives to share your voice and advocate on the importance of early care and education (ECE).
You can find your legislators (State Senate and Assembly) and contact information here. You will be able to type in your address to identify your legislators as well as a map of the district you are in. You can find individual contact information on websites and/or you can also reach your legislators by calling the Legislative Hotline. In Madison, dial
266-9960. Toll-free, call 1-800-362-9472.
Raising Wisconsin, a multi-sector coalition working to support early care and education and the optimal health and well-being of children and families provides the tools and resources you need to tell your story and advocate for meaningful policy solutions. These talking points can be used as a guide to help you craft your message.
This is an important time in the budget process and your voice is needed to urge sustained state investment and commitment to ECE.
The Greater Fox Valley Child Care Alliance is a network of partners across NE Wisconsin working to make it easier for children ages birth to 5 and their families to get the high-quality, affordable early care and education (ECE) and family supports and opportunities they need to thrive. To learn more, click here here!
Thank you for advocating on behalf of kids, families and a strong system of early care and education.