Listening to beneficiary voice helps state leaders consider how individuals with different backgrounds, experiences, and identities experience the programs and services created within state early childhood systems. This protocol provides guidance for setting up a beneficiary visit to collect information on what families’ goals are for their young children, what programs and services work or do not work well, and where opportunities to meet family needs simply do not exist.
Report September 9, 2021
How we talk about child health and obesity matters. Growing evidence shows that where we live and what we earn shapes the options available to us in terms of food and activity.
Building Supportive Communities: The BUIlD Initiative an Institute for Museum and Library Services Partnership
Article September 3, 2021
Libraries and museums are among our communities’ most engaging and trusted learning institutions and provide a place for children, parents, caregivers, and other adults to play and learn. This toolkit outlines strategies for leaders from early childhood programs, libraries, and museums to pool their talents and resources to strengthen outcomes for child and families and extend the reach of their programs and services.
Website September 1, 2021
The National Indian Child Care Association is a representative American Indian and Alaska Native Organization serving the 268 Tribal Child Care Development Fund grantees that represent Tribal communities across the nation. Tribal child care and early childhood programs work hard to provide our children, families, and communities with high quality child care services all across Indian Country. This website provides program information and a wide variety of resources.