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. (Including for our annual Rally for Kids!) Advocating for Vermont children and families and armed with LGK’s 2020 Legislative Priorities. Sign up for a shift at the State House and make your voice heard.
JOIN US IN THE STATE HOUSE
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.
JOIN AN ACTION TEAM
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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: