Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Senator Cory Booker

On Friday, November 1st, Caucus for Kids advocates sat down with Senator Cory Booker to discuss his plans for our nation's children and families. The advocates included Emilee Harris from Every Child Matters, Rob Barron from the Des Moines School Board, Sheila Hansen with the Child and Family Policy Center, Lana Shope with the Iowa … Continue reading Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Senator Cory Booker

Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Senator Kamala Harris

On Wednesday, October 23rd, our Caucus for Kids campaign was happy to host California Senator Kamala Harris for our seventh Facebook Live Candidate Conversation. We were joined by many children's advocates, with Emilee Harris from Every Child Matters, Barb Grant from the Iowa Community Action Association, Bek Wright the National Association of Social Workers - … Continue reading Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Senator Kamala Harris

Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Marianne Williamson

On Monday, September 30th, 2020 presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson sat down with our children's advocates to participate in our Facebook Live Candidate Conversation Series. Our advocates in attendance included Jill Applegate and Emilee Harris from Every Child Matters, Sheila Hansen from the Child and Family Policy Center, Lauren Linnenbrink from the Iowa Association … Continue reading Facebook Live Candidate Conversation with Marianne Williamson

Candidate Conversation with Senator Michael Bennet

On Saturday, September 14th, our Caucus for Kids campaign sat down with Colorado Senator Michael Bennet as part of our Facebook Live Candidate Conversation Series, which you can watch here. We were delighted to be hosted at the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children's office in Des Moines, Iowa. Bennet responded to questions … Continue reading Candidate Conversation with Senator Michael Bennet

Facebook LIVE Candidate Conversation with Governor Steve Bullock

Our “Caucus for Kids” campaign sat down last Friday, September 13th, in Iowa with Montana Governor and presidential hopeful Steve Bullock for a Facebook-Live discussion of issues affecting children. The broadcast, part of our “Candidate Conversation” series and viewable here, took place at New Horizons Academy child care center in Des Moines.   Bullock responded … Continue reading Facebook LIVE Candidate Conversation with Governor Steve Bullock

Senator Gillibrand talks about protecting kids at the AARP forums

In June, the Iowa AARP hosted a round of forums for the 2020 presidential candidates, in which they were all posed questions from the moderators and the audience. A few of our coalition members attended on our behalf, and were able to get questions to the candidates. At the top of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's time … Continue reading Senator Gillibrand talks about protecting kids at the AARP forums