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MEDIA ADVISORY: Jennifer Garner Headlines Launch of Report Card on Children’s Well-being in America

          First Focus and Save the Children invite you to attend the launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States, America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S. Commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), the report card provides a snapshot of the well-being of our children and highlights unmet needs.
Join Senator Chris Dodd; Senator Bob Casey; Bruce Lesley, President of First Focus; Mark Shriver, Senior Vice President of Save the Children’s U.S. Programs; and Save the Children’s Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner, as they urge America to do better for its children.
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
10:00-11:30 a.m. EDT
The Washington Court Hotel
The Atrium Ballroom
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001





About Save the Children

Save the Children works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children by ensuring they have the resources they need—access to quality education, healthy foods, and opportunities to grow and develop in a nurturing environment. When disasters strike, like hurricanes and wildfires, Save the Children is among the first on the ground, ensuring the needs of children are being met.

In the United States, Save the Children’s early childhood education, literacy, physical activity and nutrition, and emergency response programs reached more than 185,000 children last year alone. For more information, visit

About First Focus

First Focus is a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families a priority in federal policy and budget decisions. For more information, visit

Save the Children
Ajla Grozdanic, 202-262-7171
First Focus
Madeline Daniels, 202-999-4853

Source: Save the Children