This presentation from the 2017 Zero to Three Annual Conference looks at the implications of immigration-related detention and deportation on Latin-American Children and their families. Topics covered include increasing understanding of immigration trauma, increasing awareness of US children who are at risk of trauma due to sudden family separation, identifying the short - and long-term implications of threatened and actual detention and deportation on young children and their families, and some responsive interventions that can increase safety, empowerment and hope.
Report August 17, 2023
As the number of young multilingual learners— children who speak language(s) other than English—increases throughout the country, the focus on supporting language development, rooted in diverse cultural, linguistic, and developmentally appropriate practices, becomes a critical component of the early childhood care and education (ECCE) system.
Report February 1, 2023
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.
Archived Meeting Resources January 9, 2023
This session was presented during the BUILD 2022 National Conference.