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JOIN US IN THE STATE HOUSE

Join us at the State House in Montpelier to speak directly with your legislators about the importance of high-quality child care. We’ll be there. Every. Single. Day. Advocating for Vermont children and families and armed with LGK’s 2019 Legislative Action Agenda. Sign up for a shift at the State House and make your voice heard.

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WRITE TO YOUR LEGISLATORS

Use our Legislator Dashboard to send your legislators an email. Tell them your story and why affordable access to high-quality child care should be a priority for Vermont.

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JOIN AN ACTION TEAM

Our Action Teams are where our most passionate and motivated supporters gather, learn, share, plan legislative actions and organize events. They are the heart of our movement.

Join your local Action team to help create positive change for Vermont’s children and families. Click on your local Action Team to join, or connect with your local regional field manager (listed below) about starting a new team in your area.

Bennington
Brattleboro
Burlington
Champlain Islands
Georgia/Milton
Middlebury
Montpelier
Morrisville
Newport
Norwich
Rutland
St. Johnsbury
Springfield
Williston
Grand Isle Essex Franklin Chittenden Lamoille Rutland Bennington Orange Windsor Caledonia Orleans Windham Addison Washington

 

SIGN THE PETITION

A great first step to supporting our movement for child care is to sign our Petition for increased public investment in Vermont’s child care system.

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SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US

If your life has been impacted by Vermont’s child care challenges, you have a powerful tool at hand to persuade others that this issue matters: your personal story. Personal stories touch hearts and change minds. Share your personal story here. We may publish it on our story blog or work with you to turn it into a letter to the editor.

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Write an Opinion Piece

Use our Letter to the Editor Toolkit to help you write a powerful opinion piece for your local paper. We'll walk you through the process including helping you edit and format your piece in order to make the biggest impact.

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ENGAGE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Use our Social Media Toolkit to create compelling content that engages others on Vermont’s child care crisis and inspires positive, lasting change for children.

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JOIN OUR COALITION OF BUSINESSES

Work with fellow business community leaders in Vermont to advocate for better and affordable access to high-quality child care as an economic development/workforce growth strategy. To learn more, contact Director of Business Strategy Emily Blistein, 802-391-9801.

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JOIN OUR COALITION OF HEALTH CARE COMMUNITY LEADERS

Work with health care community leaders across the state to advocate for better and affordable access to high-quality child care as an early intervention strategy to improve long-term health outcomes for Vermont’s kids. To learn more, contact Director of Early Childhood Health Care Integration Strategy Beverly Boget, 802-355-6334

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CONNECT WITH US

Want to talk about other ways you can get involved? Check out our resources page to find creative movement building ideas, from movie screenings to meet ‘n’ greet events with your local legislators. Contact your regional field manager to talk about how you can contribute to our movement:

Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle & Orleans Counties
Natalie Glynn
(802) 391-4018
Caledonia, Lamoille & Washington Counties
Maroni Minter
(802) 242-0454
Chittenden County
Shayla Zammuto
(802) 448-4409
Addison, Orange & Rutland Counties
Stephanie Mackevich
(802) 391-4057
Bennington, Windham & Windsor Counties
Rex Butt
(802) 318-4736
Field Director (statewide)
Anna Gebhardt
(802) 242-1373
Director of Business Strategy (statewide)
Emily Blistein
(802) 391-9801
Director of Health Care Strategy (statewide)
Beverly Boget
(802) 355-6334