News   |   Sign Up   |   A LEVER FOR SCALE  

Tag: Child Welfare

The Alliance for Early Success is a 50-state resource for early-childhood advocates as they pursue the big, sustained impact that will ensure every child in every state, birth through age eight, has an equal chance to grow, learn, and succeed.

What If We Made Well-Being Our Bottom Line?

An Open Letter to Policymakers on the Start of Your 2020 Session

In this open letter to policymakers, Alliance Executive Director Helene Stebbins calls on policymakers align our nation’s values with our most important metrics and enact policies that go beyond economic health and embrace human health and well-being as an essential element of a prosperous nation.

READ MORE
family and early childhood policy

How Are Our Children? Updates and Policy Implications from the RAPID-EC Surveys

Join us for a National Issues>State Action webinar to discuss the findings of the Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development-Early Childhood (RAPID-EC) project to date with University of Oregon Psychologist Dr. Phil Fisher, the project’s director, and Dr. Joan Lombardi, who chairs the National Advisory Group for the project and is former deputy secretary for Early Childhood Development at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

READ MORE
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.

READ MORE

The National Center for Children in Poverty Uses Alliance Support to Develop Crucial State-by-State Early Childhood Policy Profiles

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) has released an updated set of Early Childhood State Policy Profiles that provides a two-generation view of current policies affecting children birth through age eight. The profiles give crucial visibility into each state’s progress in early care and education, health, and parenting and family economic supports.

READ MORE

State Allies Gather to Explore FFPSA, Prevention, and Structural Racism in Child Welfare

This Alliance for Early Success National Issues>State Action featured dynamic presentations by Allison Blake, CEO of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut and former commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and Jeremy Kohomban, President and CEO of The Children’s Village and President of Harlem Dowling. Both are leading figures in child welfare practice and policy.

READ MORE
Alliance for Early Success - Early Childhood Policy Investments

A Conversation About Child Care and Your State’s Child Welfare System

In an informative presentation from national and state child care and child welfare experts, Alliance allies heard about the current trends in child care and state child welfare policy, including the importance of child care for birth and foster parents, the provisions of the Child Care and Development Block Grant that can be used to provide child care services for dependent children involved in child welfare systems, and innovative child care/child welfare partnerships in Florida.

READ MORE

News Archive