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.

Don't see what you're looking for? Send us an email, and we'll help you find the resources you need.

Know of a great resource that could help others? Send it along, and we’ll take a look.

Applied Filters

Showing 31 - 40 out of 109

Federal Spending on Prenatal to Three: Developing a Public Response to Improving Developmental Trajectories and Preventing Inequities

This report on prenatal-to-three public investments examines federal funding sources that support pregnant women, infants, and toddlers. These funding sources lay the foundation for most state investments and undergird the implementation of programs and services to support young children within their families and communities.

Source
Center for the Study of Social Policy
Last Updated:

First 5 Ventura County: Strategic Plan Snapshot 2015-2020

First 5 Ventura County is working to promote school readiness through investments in health, early learning, and family strengthening, benefiting children from prenatal to age five. Learn more in this summary of their five-year strategic plan.

Source
First 5 Ventura
Last Updated:

Frequently Asked Questions About the Child Care WAGE$ Project

Learn about North Carolina's WAGE$ Project, including its grounding in research, how it reduces early childhood teacher turnover, and the importance of an educated early childhood teacher workforce with this list of frequently asked questions.

Source
Child Care Services Association
Last Updated:
Last Updated:

Giving Credit Where It’s Due: School Readiness Tax Credits Benefit Louisiana Families and Communities

Louisiana’s School Readiness Tax Credits stand out as a national model for other states to follow to support parents struggling to find high-quality child care for their infants and toddlers. Through the development of the School Readiness Tax Credits, Louisiana is supporting a sector that includes a broad network of child care providers that create jobs and earnings in their local economies, in addition to providing critical child care for children. For every dollar spent in the Louisiana early care and education sector, there is a return of $1.78 into the local economy.

Source
Louisiana Policy Institute for Children
Last Updated:

Growing Young Minds. Building Futures.

Improving learning in the early years is a difficult, complex, and extremely urgent challenge. To meet that challenge, a wide range of nonprofit organizations, businesses, educators, and government leaders in Tarrant County, Texas, are working together through the Early Learning Alliance (ELA). Learn about their vision and action plan to ensure all children in the community have a strong start.

Source
Early Learning Alliance
Last Updated:
Last Updated:
Last Updated:

Illinois Prevention Initiative

The Illinois Prevention Initiative provides grants to home-based and center-based programs to expand access to the Early Head Start (EHS) model as well as other birth-to-three models. This document provides a high-level overview of the state program.

Source
Center for Law and Social Policy, Zero to Three
Last Updated:

Illinois Prevention Initiative Implementation Manual

This manual provides information and materials for implementation of Illinois Prevention Initiative programs, including details about the mission and vision of the work and resources for curriculum and service provision, developmental monitoring and program accountability, personnel qualifications and management, and family and community partnerships.

Source
Illinois State Board of Education
Last Updated: