Key Policy Issues

Issues of importance in child advocacy and policy abound. Important issues can be of local or national significance. As pediatric nurses, we have valuable insights to the needs of children and families. So pick an issue, learn all you can about the topic, and then advocate to help children. 

Here are a few examples of national child health-related issues:

               Statement on Racism and Inequality

The Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) believes that Black lives matter. We stand in solidarity with those who call for awareness and action against racism and inequality. We hold the fundamental belief that all children deserve fair and equitable access to resources to survive and thrive. We believe in the dignity of our members and in every child and family that we serve. SPN is committed to providing its leaders and members with education on racial bias and to advocating for policies that promote social justice and reduce disparities.