Children’s Health and Healing

Our Promise 

We’re committed to tackling challenges impacting the health and well-being of all children and youth across America by ensuring access to nutritious meals, mental health support, and essential health care. 

We advocate for every young person’s right to access regular, nourishing meals and active lifestyles, safe environments, and healthcare homes that nurture both their bodies and minds. At the heart of our mission is the well-being and flourishing of every child, ensuring they grow up in a nation that supports their physical and emotional health.  

The Problem 

10.7

million young people

face food insecurity at home

42%

of students

battled persistent sadness or hopelessness in 2021

4.4

million children

lacked health insurance in 2019

Our Policy Path

We advocate for vital public policies to enhance the well-being of our youth. Our focus areas include: 

Child Nutrition and Food Security: We work to restore universal, free school meals, ensuring no child goes hungry. 

Youth Mental Health and Social-Emotional Wellness: We strive to limit social media access for teenagers, promoting a healthier digital environment. 

Healthcare Coverage: We advocate for affordable, quality health care, closing gaps in Medicaid expansion and optimizing reimbursement systems for providers. 

Environmental Justice: We invest in environmental remediation near schools, creating safer spaces for our children and youth to learn and play. 

Our Moonshot Generational Commitment

Universal, public, quality pre-K for all young people beginning at three years old.

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