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.
Children’s Minnesota is urging our U.S. senators and representatives to protect children and extend CHIP funding immediately. Children’s health shouldn’t be a partisan issue.
Children’s MN Takes to Capitol Hill: Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Advocacy Day
In July, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.
July 20, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Stephanie Gil, CMI-Spanish