The grant guidance for the American Rescue Plan Act offers strategies for designing stabilization grant programs that can begin to address systemic inequities built into the child care industry over centuries and rooted in historic reliance on the undervalued work of Black, Latinx, and other women of color. This article, prepared by the Center for Law and Social Policy, offers are six important opportunities states should consider as they use ARPA funds to meet the field’s immediate relief needs.
Article June 23, 2022
Michelle Chapin, Heather Adams and Charrise Hart from Ready for School, Ready for Life provide an overview of Guilford County’s goals and activities to support PN-3 children and families.
Report April 28, 2022
The BUILD Initiative is a national effort that advances state work on behalf of young children (prenatal through five), their families, and communities. BUILD staff partner with early childhood state leaders focused on early learning, health and nutrition, mental health, child welfare, and family support and engagement to create the policies, infrastructure, and cross-sector connections necessary for quality and equity. BUILD provides consultation, planning, and tailored implementation assistance, learning opportunities, resources, and cross-state peer exchanges. These efforts help state leaders improve and expand access to quality and promote equitable outcomes for our youngest children.
What Every Black Woman Should Know to Have a Healthy and Joyous Birth Presented by Los Angeles African American Infant Mortality and Maternal Prevention Initiative
Archived Webinar February 2, 2022
The KJLH Women’s Health Expo Breakout Session Presented by Los Angeles African American Infant Mortality and Maternal Prevention Initiative