In the weeks leading up to the BUILD 2022 conference, we are hosting a pre-conference webinar series to introduce topics that will be explored further during the conference. These webinars will be open to all, while the webinar resources and recordings will be available to conference attendees.
LaToya Ruby Frazier – visual artist, MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant winner, and activist – spent five months in Flint documenting the impact of the water crisis on Flint families for her award-winning photo essay Flint is Family.
Our interviewer, Denise Smith, is the Implementation Director for Hope Starts Here in Detroit, MI and the former Executive Director of Educare-Flint. Against the backdrop of Ms. Frazier’s moving photography, our speakers will share what they have learned about the devastating impact of environmental racism on children and families and how they have both made it their mission to be part of the solution.
Against the backdrop of Ms. Frazier’s moving photography, the two leaders will share what they have learned about the devastating impact of environmental racism on children and families and how they have both made it their mission to be part of the solution.
Home-Based Child Care: Embedding Wellness in HBCC Systems through Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)
Archived Webinar September 21, 2023
This recording and slide deck are from the September 19, 2023 Home-Based Child Care Webinar.
Report August 29, 2023
A robust early childhood care and education workforce is at the heart of any solution to stabilize the child care sector, and adequate compensation is pivotal to that end. That reality comes through in the PDG B-5 grant applications; many states demonstrate a keen focus on supporting workforce compensation. This brief explores and synthesizes the strategies to increase compensation that states proposed in their PDG B-5 grant applications.
Report August 17, 2023
As the number of young multilingual learners— children who speak language(s) other than English—increases throughout the country, the focus on supporting language development, rooted in diverse cultural, linguistic, and developmentally appropriate practices, becomes a critical component of the early childhood care and education (ECCE) system.