The Alliance for Early Success (formerly the Birth to Five Policy Alliance) is a catalyst to get and keep children on a path to success. We provide leadership, funding, and curate technical assistance. The Alliance creates and enhances partnerships by bringing state, national, and funding organizations together in new and innovative ways in order to achieve results better and faster than anyone can do alone. The goal is to improve state policies that lead to better health, learning, and economic outcomes, especially for the most vulnerable young children.
Across the states, large numbers of young, low-income children are missing out on opportunities to gain the skills and positive approach to learning they will need to succeed in school. For a two-year-old in a community without Early Head Start, or a four-year-old on a waiting list for a high quality early care and education program, this missed opportunity is likely to
In the beginning, there was not light -- just lunch. It was a lunch at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington DC to discuss an idea to create an "Alliance" -- stronger links between state-based advocates and national non-profits committed to creating better outcomes for children across the country, from birth to five years old.