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The position on Early Intervention for Children at Risk was adopted by concurrence at Convention 1994; it was based on state and local League work.
In 1995, the LWVEF published a comprehensive kit, designed to help Leagues and other groups advocate and work for children in their communities. In June 1996, the League endorsed the Stand for Children, a national day of commitment to improving the lives of children throughout the country.
Statement of Position on Early Intervention for Children at Risk, as Adopted by the 1994 Convention:
The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that early intervention and prevention mea-sures are effective in helping children reach their full potential. The League supports policies and programs at all levels of the community and government that promote the well-being, encourage the full development and ensure the safety of all children. These include: