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By connecting and equipping state advocates for children birth through eight, we are making progress toward the day when every child in every state has an equal chance to learn, grow, and succeed.

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In the Alliance 50-state progress report for 2020, you’ll see the immediate policy wins states were able to achieve—as well as the evolution and trajectory of each state’s early childhood policy climate.

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Join the Alliance for Early Success and Topos Partnership as we explore concrete, research-based strategies for effectively engaging less race-attentive audiences to support policies for racial equity.

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Alliance for Early Success Child Care Policy Roadmap Cover

We all know that we cannot return to the broken child-care system we had before the pandemic. But what does a strong system actually look like? Find out in this powerful strategy document developed by a workgroup of state allies and national experts.

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See the state of birth through eight.

Across the country, state government is where crucial decisions are made about the health, education, and family support available to young children and their families. On the state pages in The State of Birth Through Eight, you can meet our allies in each state, explore their state early childhood policy impact in the past year, and – most important – learn what still needs to be done.

As we pursue opportunity for each and every child in each and every state, we know we must center racial equity.

Learn more about Allies for Antiracism, our commitment to centering racial equity in our strategic planning and in the community building that is central to our work.

The Alliance for Early Success Allies for Antiracism
A comprehensive early childhood strategy addresses health, family support, and learning.

The Alliance for Early Success equips our allies to make change to state early-childhood policy across all the areas that impact child well-being and success. We believe a complete early childhood strategy — grounded in racial, economic, social, and gender equity — is essential for all children, families, and communities to reach their full potential.

Texas Early Childhood Policy

Texas Allies Win New Legislative Early Childhood Caucus

Earlier this month, members of the Texas Legislature announced a new Early Childhood Caucus that will bring together lawmakers in the Texas House on a bipartisan basis to explore policy opportunities to better support the parents of young children, promote healthy child development, and improve kindergarten readiness, early literacy, and school success. The Caucus includes 32 founding members.

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C. Lynn McNair Joins Alliance for Early Success Board

The Board for Directors of Alliance for Early Success (The Alliance) announced today it is adding C. Lynn McNair as a Director. McNair, who currently serves as Chief Advancement Officer at the Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC, has deep experience in fiscal capacity development and policy advocacy.

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