Highlights from the Quality Compendium: State QIS Revisions and Equity Approaches
The Quality Compendium is now updated with 2021 data! The Compendium catalogs and compares Quality Improvement Systems across 45 states and localities. The site features detailed state and local profiles, downloadable datasets, and a variety of other resources that inform our understanding of quality systems. Watch this webinar to learn more about the Compendium, including how Quality Improvement Systems are adapting to build a more equitable system for children, families, and providers served through their programs in Michigan and Idaho.
Access the slide deck for this webinar here.
Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and their Families Webinar Series Report
Report May 26, 2023
This report summarizes the webinar series Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families. The five webinars were held monthly from January through May 2022 and were facilitated by Dr. Cynthia L. Tate, of BUILD.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Story of the Granny Midwives
Video April 24, 2023
This video about the original midwives, is a reminder of the the systematic eradication of Black midwives, as well as the hope and promise of the work Black midwives and doulas are reclaiming.