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There’s a First Time for Everything! Meeting with Policymakers on Capitol Hill

Download Files Apr 20, 2008

Meet Chris Cruise and Jane West, ZERO TO THREE Leadership for the 21st Century Fellows

Trying new things can always be a bit intimidating, and meeting with your elected officials could easily fall into that category. But for Chris Cruise and Jane West, two Fellows in ZERO TO THREE’s Leadership for the 21 st Century Program, meeting face-to-face with members of Congress and their staff to talk about infant-toddler issues was worth all the nervousness. Chris and Jane attended a policy and advocacy training as part of their ZERO TO THREE Fellowship, which included meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and/or their staff. For Chris, this was his first time ever on Capitol Hill. For Jane, talking about infant-toddler issues with policymakers took on a whole new meaning. Read on to find out more about their meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill and how it changed their perspective on life and their work.

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