Our Goal: Ensuring good health for our children
The Children’s Advocacy Alliance is committed to ensuring that every child in Nevada has the opportunity to grow up healthy, from the prenatal period all the way through their teen years.
To ensure children have every opportunity to grow up healthy, the Children's Advocacy Alliance supports:
To ensure that children in Nevada grow up healthy and well, the Children’s Advocacy Alliance will work toward:
When children are hospitalized, those without health insurance are 60% more likely to die than those who are insured.
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Improving Children’s Health, 2007,
Children are one third of our population and all of our future.
- Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981,
While budgets are tight right now, there are schools across the country that are showing that it doesn't take a whole lot of money or resources to give our kids the nutrition they deserve. What it does take, however, is effort. What it does take is imagination. What it does take is a commitment to our children's futures.
- Michelle Obama, First Lady