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Fulfilling Our Commitment Through Advocacy

In order to do our utmost for children and families with the greatest need, we often advocate on behalf of their interests by issuing public comments on important education or healthcare issues.

SPAN leadership may offer comments on behalf of SPAN, or as part of SPAN’s membership in National PLACE.


SPAN and National PLACE Comments on National Policy

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  • SPAN signed onto the letter from the Immunocompromised Collaborative, which consists of patient organizations representing the approximately 7 million Americans who are immunocompromised, in support of the PREVENT Pandemics Act. This legislation is intended to ensure that our nation is well prepared for further evolutions of COVID-19 and for future pandemics. Read the letter.

Peg Kinsell
Institutional Policy Director
Tel: 201-724-4454