States and communities are advancing innovative ways to support critical facets of infant and toddler development as part of their early childhood systems focus. The leaders participating in this webinar highlighted their systems approaches, their leveraging of resources, and their ideas for the future. Speakers drew on their work overseeing a statewide Early Head Start-Child Care partnership; a multi-county integrated health and wellness initiative that includes mental health, family engagement and systems integration; and a community initiative focused on thriving babies that brings together services, system, community and family level strategies.
Report February 20, 2024
Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Childhood System Plan 2024-2028 is grounded in equity, the science of child development, and a firm understanding that it takes leaders from early care and education, health, higher education and workforce development, housing, human services, and public education—along with families, communities, and the public and private sectors—to work together during this critical period of children’s lives. Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Childhood System Plan 2024-2028 outlines meaningful actions to better serve the 43,000 children born each year in Oregon and their families.
Archived Webinar January 24, 2024
These resources are from the January 19 webinar, We Can't Do It Alone: Partnering with Local Government to Advance Statewide PN-3 Efforts.
Report January 24, 2024
This resource highlights key strategies to help state and local leaders identify common challenges and actionable strategies to strengthen alignments between state, county and city governments and coordinate prenatal through age three agendas in their communities.