Take Action

Together, we can achieve huge victories for North Carolina kids.

Here are some direct actions you can take today:

Let’s bring the Build Back Better win home!

Build Back Better can be a historic win for kids and families. Contact Congress right now and tell them to vote yes!

Tell state legislators every parent deserves care

Tens of thousands of North Carolina parents who care for children with special needs have no health coverage themselves. Join us in calling on state legislators to expand Medicaid to ensure that every parent & caregiver has the health coverage they need.

Donate to NC Child

Your donation puts NC Child’s strategies to work for children and families across the state. 

Current Campaigns

Many children across our state face significant barriers that affect their wellbeing. Too many kids and families face discrimination because of their race, ethnicity, and place of birth. NC Child wants every child to have the chance to thrive.

Here are a few of the current campaigns we’re working on, together with our partners: 

Health Care Can't Wait

Families Can't Wait for Care

Since the pandemic began, hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians have lost their jobs – and health insurance. It’s time for state leaders to act.

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Lead Free NC

Lead is Harmful for Children

Some NC kids have unacceptable levels of lead in their bodies, putting them at risk. Eliminating exposure to lead means healthier brain development.

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Early Childhood Ed.

Child Care is Essential

North Carolina can’t go back to work without child care. Access to strong early childhood programs is critical for child development, & for NC’s working families.

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Father reads to baby

Mental Health Matters

Children’s healthy social-emotional development is tied to their ability to learn, maintain healthy relationships with their family and peers, and succeed later in life. 

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