Strolling Thunder 2024

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Strolling Thunder™

Join us on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, for our Strolling Thunder event at the Alabama State Capitol!

At Strolling Thunder, you’ll raise your voice for babies and their families in a FREE, family-friendly setting. This event celebrates wins at the legislature, brings attention to what families need to thrive, and helps participants connect with their state and local elected officials. We will start the morning off with a press conference with Governor Kay Ivey on the Capitol Front Steps and then “stroll” to the South Lawn where there will be activities for children and information for adults on helping young children thrive.

Have the opportunity to speak with your state and local elected officials and help bring awareness to babies 0-3!

Join us as an Exhibitor or Sponsor at Strolling Thunder™

Join us as an exhibitor or Sponsor at Strolling Thunder in Montgomery, AL on April 9, 2024, to distribute information to families across Alabama. This is a rain or shine event.

Mail the form and payment to Alabama Partnership for Children ATTN: Strolling Thunder 2595 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL 36117 or email to be sent an invoice.

Learn more details about Strolling Thunder.

Strolling Thunder is the flagship advocacy event of Think BabiesTM. It’s a day when babies, toddlers, and their families meet with their policymakers and urge them to Think Babies—for stronger families, vibrant communities, and a prosperous country. Strolling Thunder focuses on policy solutions that ensure all babies and families have what they need to thrive including good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences.

This year we are having our own Strolling Thunder event in Alabama to help families connect with state and local elected officials and raise a voice for babies!

We invite all who advocate for young children to join us to help bring awareness to the vital investments needed in programs for Alabama’s children from birth to age 3. Parents, grandparents or guardians of children 0-3 across Alabama are encouraged to attend with their child!

You will be responsible for your child for the duration of the event.

Strolling Thunder will be held in Montgomery, AL at the Alabama State Capitol Front Steps and South Lawn. This is a rain or shine event.

FREE all- day parking is available at Paterson Field- 1215 Madison Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36107.

There are several paid parking decks surrounding the Capitol Complex buildings.

9:50am – Gather on the Capitol Steps

10:00am – News Conference with Governor Kay Ivey on the Capitol Steps

10:20am – Strolling Thunder Parade to South Lawn

11:00am- 2:00pm – Strolling Thunder Expo | Lunch, Children and Family Activities on the South Lawn, Handprint Package and Note Delivery to Alabama State House

2:00pm – Conclude

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Policy Priorities

The Alabama Partnership for Children is joining ZERO TO THREE’s Think Babies effort to bring Strolling Thunder to Montgomery, AL on April 9, 2024. Learn more about Think Babies and ZERO TO THREE. 

Thank you to our 2024 Rattle & Roll Sponsor!

Thank you to our 2024 Handprint Sponsor!