The Equity Leaders Action Network (ELAN) is BUILD’s fellowship program to support state- and county-level early childhood leaders committed to advancing toward racial equity. It was created in response to four challenges reflected in early childhood program, entities, and organizations: racism, fragmented early childhood systems, lack of community and beneficiary voices, and a dearth of policy leadership intentionally committed to racial equity. This brief summarizes the ripple effects of the project.
Article July 22, 2021
Learn more about the HOPE work to ensure that each child, regardless of race, neighborhood, or family income, has equitable opportunities to achieve positive health and education outcomes. This overview looks at efforts underway in Alabama, California, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
Podcast July 12, 2021
This series focuses on the importance of strong state and community connections for developing early childhood systems that make a difference for all children. You’ll hear about some key ingredients needed to build and sustain this work, as well as lessons learned from some of the early developers.
Website June 24, 2021
Check out this website, Durham’s Partnership for Children, for information on North Carolina’s Pre-K program.