Three organizations of leaders preparing the next generation to be well-educated, physically fit, and prepared for productive lives

  1. Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
  2. Mission: Readiness
  3. ReadyNation
  1. Thousands of police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and violence survivors protecting public safety by promoting solutions that steer kids away from crime

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  2. Retired admirals and generals strengthening national security by ensuring kids stay in school, stay fit, and stay out of trouble

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  3. Business executives building a skilled workforce by promoting solutions that prepare children to succeed in education, work, and life

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Child Care Educators Set Young Kids on the Path to Success

A qualified, well-compensated teaching staff is key to quality child care and future public safety

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May 20, 2024

Mission: Readiness Letter to Congress

Retired Admirals and Generals Call on Congress to Invest in Child Care

Letters to Lawmakers

Business leaders and policymakers must continue to work together to build a stronger child care system that meets the needs of children and families in order to support our workforce and remain globally competitive.

Maxine Clark (Founder and former CEO, Build-A-Bear Workshop; Co-Chair, ReadyNation CEO Task Force on Early Childhood)

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Council for a Strong America has a presence in almost every state.

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