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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.

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.

MARCH 17 | 3:00 ET

Join us to hear what we've learned from the University of Oregon's Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development: Early Childhood study — and what it means for state early childhood policy advocacy.

Alliance for Early Success Child Care Policy Roadmap Cover

FEBRUARY 17 | 3:00 ET

Join us for a critical look at how to incorporate racial equity principles into how you use and communicate data in your early childhood advocacy advocacy work.

Alliance for Early Success Child Care Policy Roadmap Cover
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.

Ohio Early Childhood Policy Advocacy

Ohio Allies Launch Innovative Center for Family Voice as Part of Ongoing Work on Race and Rural Equity

Groundwork Ohio has announced plans to build a “center of excellence” dedicated to authentically engaging Ohio parents and families in the policies and practices that impact the healthy development of their children. The Center for Family Voice will explore best practices across the state and nation that successfully engage families in public services delivery to inform state, local, and programmatic policy development.

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Oregon Early Childhood Policy

Oregon Voters Deliver Big Wins for Kids on Medicaid Expansion and Universal Preschool

Oregon voters delivered big wins for early childhood issues on ballot measures in the 2020 election — including a a tax increase on tobacco that will provide the last piece in the puzzle in fully funding the expansion of Medicaid eligibility. Both of these victories highlight the power of creating a broad coalition for developing and campaigning for policies that benefit children.

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