Save the Children Action Network – ISU Chapter (SCAN-ISU) is a bipartisan political action organization that engages the campus community on policy issues affecting kids – mainly early childhood education in the United States and maternal and newborn child survival internationally. SCAN-ISU provides a unique opportunity for students to raise their voices in support of kids by engaging in the political process. We seek to encourage individual voice development and participation 'across the aisle' on issues affecting children by participating in advocacy actions such as petition collections and deliveries, writing letters to the editors of local newspapers and making phone calls to our representatives in support of effective programs to benefit children. We also spread awareness about our two core issues through education and outreach events on and off campus.
This organization has no affiliations.
Constitution / Tier
||Student at Iowa State
||President, Vice President, Secretary and/or Treasurer - Any vacancy, which may occur in an office, shall be filled by appointment by the President
||All officers must be members of Save the Children Action Network and currently enrolled in Iowa State University
Description of Regular Meetings/Activities
|SCAN ISU club meetings will take place at least once a month. Meetings will include policy updates on SCAN's core issues and campaigns as well as advocacy actions such a letter writing or phone calls.
Description of Special Events
|Special events include meetings and/or petition deliveries to the state capital in Des Moines or the in-district offices of members of Congress. SCAN ISU club members are personally responsible for transportation to and from these off-campus events.