Resources for Action

Search our curated resources collection to find the information and tools you need to take action and advance policies and programs that support infants, toddlers, and their families in your community or state. Resources include case studies that showcase what's working, steps for getting started, the latest research, information on using data to track success, and messaging materials to help you make the case for the importance of investing in prenatal-to-three.

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NCIT Data Case Story

Measuring indicators of developmental well-being in the birth to 3 population allows communities to understand their starting points, plan realistic and attainable change, and assess their progress toward achieving a goal. This brief shares lessons learned by NCIT communities developing effective measurement strategies. 

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Child Trends
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Hub Community Spotlight: First Steps Kent

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of Kent County, a community grantee.

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Hub Community Spotlight: Alachua County

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of the Children's Trust of Alachua County, a community grantee.

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First 5 California: Strategic Plan 2019-2024

First 5 California, a state agency, and the California Children and Families Commission iteratively crafted a plan that reflects the in-depth interviews and feedback of First 5 California stakeholders from around the state, targeting efforts designed to coordinate, align and streamline investments that better ensure that programs, services, and other targeted efforts serve the children prenatal to age five. The plan further el

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First 5 California
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Hub State Spotlight: New Mexico

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of New Mexico, a state grantee.

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New Mexico Early Childhood Strategic Plan 2021-2024

The Children's Cabinet makes recommendations for the design of high-quality and equitably accessible programs that are designed to promote the physical & mental health, family & community safety,  education, and care of young children across the state. Learn about the Children's Cabinet's vision, strategic direction, benchmarks for progress, and objectives in their strategic plan.

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The New Mexico Early Childhood Strategic Plan 2021-2024
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Hub Community Spotlight: Baltimore City

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of Baltimore City, a community grantee. PCI selected the Community Innovation grantees with an eye to their potential to coordinate and collaborate with their state. 

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Hub State Spotlight: Maryland

The NCIT Newsletter offers Spotlights, a regular monthly feature that provides an ongoing opportunity to share the work happening at the state or community level, and foster connections among grantees. This document highlights the work of Maryland, a state grantee.

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