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Resolviendo el problema de los chicos sin hogar

Una legisladora en Olympia está encabezando una medida que reformaría la forma en que el estado y las comunidades locales enfrentan un problema difícil y poco reconocido: los niños sin hogar. La diputada estatal Ruth Kagi, Demócrata de Seattle, dijo que el que haya niños y jóvenes viviendo en las calles es una triste reflexión sobre nuestra sociedad. Puede que no sea la imagen que la mayoría de la gente asocie con la falta de vivienda, pero un conteo reciente … Continue reading

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Rep. Kagi Recognized for Championing Early Learning

Representative Ruth Kagi was recently honored by the Children’s Alliance with the Gold Crayon Award – for her commitment to children, families and early learning. As chair of the House Early Learning and Human Services Committee, Rep. Kagi has been a tireless advocate for children and families.  Since 1999, she’s been at the forefront of efforts to: Reform and improve our foster care system. Give working parents the tools they need to care for their family. Ensure those with developmental … Continue reading

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Rep. Ruth Kagi’s Email Updates

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Making childcare a safe place

On May 2 of last year, five-month-old Baby Eve died of SIDS in a Seattle Childcare called First Nest. But the story doesn’t start there. Twelve years ago, another infant, Baby Graham, died at First Nest — also from SIDS. In response to these and other tragedies Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, has sponsored HB 2165. If a child fatality occurs in a state licensed childcare or early learning center, HB 2165 will require a rigorous review by a Childcare Fatality … Continue reading

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32nd District representatives hosting March 19 telephone town hall

State Representatives Ruth Kagi and Cindy Ryu are jointly hosting a one-hour town hall-style conversation with their 32nd Legislative District constituents on March 19.  The call begins at 6:15 p.m., and will go out to households across the district. Participants who choose to stay on the line can simply listen to the discussion, or participate by asking a question.  To ask the representatives a question, participants press *3 on their phone keypads. The topic of the town hall is the … Continue reading

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