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Every Child in Every State 

We are working with allies across the country to achieve equitable state early childhood policy that supports young children and their families.

The Latest from the States

In all 50 states, the Alliance for Early Success is making big, sustained impact possible. Take a closer look.

Alliance for Early Success Utah Early Childhood Policy

Utah Coalition Celebrates Passage of Full-Day Kindergarten Option

The Utah Full-Day Kindergarten Now! Coalition of more than 50 organizations is joining with Utah families to celebrate the passage of a full-day kindergarten option across the state. A bill passed by the legislature and signed by the governor provides greater access to optional full-day kindergarten in Utah by funding the program the same way grades 1 through 12 are funded.

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North Dakota Advocates Are Building A Movement for Child Wellness Through Trust—One Community at a Time

The Foundation for a Healthy North Dakota (FHND) and their public interest communications firm have developed a silver bullet strategy for empowering communities to take charge of child wellness and define what community health looks like. They listen. Read how they turned this inquiry into outreach that was responsive to communities’ needs and perspectives and grounded in their unique contexts.

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Allies for Antiracism

The Alliance is committed to centering racial equity in our strategic planning and in the community building that is central to our work.

Making Connections that Accelerate Advocacy

When you combine connections to peers, access to experts, funding, rapid response, and real-time conversation, you get a unique kind of support for state early childhood policy advocates that makes unexpected gains possible.

Resource Centers

The Alliance for Early Success has deep expertise and extensive connections in a long list of early childhood policy areas.

In our resource centers, we connect state advocates — and the broader field — with research, briefs, data sets, state policy examples, and more that represent the latest state early childhood policy knowledge and resources that they need to plan and inform.

In 2022:

of states reported that practitioners are involved in advocacy to a large or very large extent.
of states reported an increase in state funding for family economic security programs, totaling more than $4.7 billion.
of states reported a policy advance in maternal/child health.