In quotes: UNICEF’s Parenting Support Framework for the Early Years
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by Alyssa Haywoode
3d ago
“UNICEF’s Parenting Support Framework for the Early Years represents a conceptual framework that provides a unified vision of multi-sectoral support for parents and parenting in the early years (from pregnancy to 8 years of a child’s age).” “The Framework is based on evidence and country experience and complements existing international frameworks and resources, while being ..read more
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Our Advocacy Network in Action: Eva Marks
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by Alyssa Haywoode
3d ago
Eva Marks grew up in California and began her career in the cosmetics industry.  It was her husband’s job that brought her to Massachusetts, and it was one of her three children’s teachers who asked her if she wanted to be a substitute teacher.  “I started substituting. I liked it,” Marks says, “and they offered ..read more
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Happy Independence Day!
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by Alyssa Haywoode
1w ago
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A First Five Years Fund poll points to widespread bipartisan support for child care
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by Alyssa Haywoode
1w ago
A new, national poll finds that across the political spectrum, voters care about child care. The poll was conducted on behalf of the First Five Years Fund, “by the bipartisan research team of New Bridge Strategies (R) and Hart Research (D).” The poll included registered voters in the “battleground Senate states of Arizona, Maryland, Montana ..read more
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In quotes: family child care is on the decline, but not in Massachusetts
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by Alyssa Haywoode
2w ago
“When working parents search for child care, one popular option is to send little ones to a center with educators and classrooms. “An alternative is family child care, which caters to a small group of children based in a provider’s home. This type of care can often be more affordable, flexible and culturally competent for ..read more
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Catching up with Paula Echeverri, a member of our Advocacy Network
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by Alyssa Haywoode
2w ago
Congratulations to Paula Echeverri of our Advocacy Network. She has received the “2024 Award for Advocacy in Early Childhood Education” from MAAEYC, the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children. As MAAEYC explains on its website, it gives a number of awards to recognize “individuals who have dedicated their work, time, and resources to ..read more
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Fill out a new survey to help us better understand the local early childhood landscape
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by Alyssa Haywoode
2w ago
We have just released a new survey that will help us understand the challenges and opportunities that parents find as they navigate their local early childhood system.  Please click here to take the Support Systems for Families with Children Birth-5 Survey and help us learn more about what it’s like to access resources and how ..read more
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Our Advocacy Network in Action: Shavon Drayton
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by Alyssa Haywoode
2w ago
Shavon Drayton is drawn to big problems. As someone who lives with sickle cell disease, she thought she would go to medical school and become a pediatric hematologist. But when she decided pre-med courses weren’t for her, she changed her focus. She still wanted to work with children because she loved seeing their minds at work ..read more
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Share your cliff effect story
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by Alyssa Haywoode
2w ago
It’s time to share cliff effect stories! The cliff effect is what happens when an increase in workers’ wages results in a disproportionate decrease in their public benefits. This leads many workers, including early childhood professionals and parents with young children, to turn down promotions and pay increases for fear of losing a child care ..read more
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Missy Tarjick of our Advocacy Network is recognized for her commitment to foster children
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by Alyssa Haywoode
3w ago
We’re excited to share this video about our Advocacy Network participant Missy Tarjick and her family, and their commitment to supporting foster children. Please check it out ..read more
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