Dr. Marc Gorelick, Jennifer DeCubellis, Bharti Wahi and Nancy Jost share what parents, legislators and local organizations can do to boost early childhood development to help Minnesota students succeed in school.
September 12, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
December 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Nathan Chomilo, MD
A Minnesota family is traveling to Washington, D.C., to advocate for an issue close to their hearts – the importance of funding for medical assistance programs. A few short years ago, the family was in a tough situation, their son was facing a life-threatening condition and skyrocketing medical bills threatened their financial security despite their solid dual-income.
Children’s Minnesota worked with local organizations and lawmakers to introduce Breakfast after the Bell legislation, which will make breakfast more easily accessible to Minnesota students.
Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates participated in "Conversations on Children's Health," to discuss their positions on issues related to children's health.
Children’s Minnesota recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.
October 4, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
July 19, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
At Children’s Minnesota, it is our vision to be every family’s partner in raising healthier children. That means advocating for policies, education and awareness that will create healthier, more secure and happy lives for all kids.