Five organizations of powerful 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
  4. Champions for America's Future
  5. Shepherding the Next Generation
  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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  4. Athletes and coaches promoting policy solutions that level the playing field for at-risk kids

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  5. Faith leaders calling for effective approaches to strengthen families and communities

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Police Chiefs, Sheriffs, Prosecutors, and Violence Survivors: “Preschool Works”

Law enforcement leaders advocating for 25 years to improve public safety through early education

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December 2, 2021

Retired Generals Call for Nutrition Security in Arkansas

Mission: Readiness members met to discuss how to protect the future strength of our military by addressing rates of obesity and food insecurity among children

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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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