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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Prenatal to 3: A Comprehensive, Racially-Equitable Policy Plan for Universal Healthy Child Development

This action plan offers a fresh approach to early childhood policies that get to the roots of racial equity. It describes how to promote social, economic, health, and educational equity by broadening the current early childhood public policy focus in Minnesota on early education and service programs to include funding efforts that promote positive early experiences (safe, stable, and nurturing relationships), economic security, and builds upon the assets and capacities of all families and communities.

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Wilder Research, University of Minnesota, and Development & Training, Inc.
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Prenatal-to-Three Data Guidebook

The Data Guidebook details the NCIT measurements system, or Outcomes Framework, and contains detailed recommendations for using the right outcomes and indicators, and their data sources, to measure the success of policies and programs in your state or community.

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Child Trends
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Prenatal-to-Three Outcomes Framework

NCIT has identified a set of evidence-based metrics drawn from research that are comparable and reliable across states, communities, and diverse families. The Outcomes Framework graphic shows how the components of the NCIT measurements system work together to support outcomes in healthy beginnings, supported families, and high-quality care and early learning.

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Child Trends
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Prenatal-to-Three Outcomes Framework Brief

NCIT has identified a set of evidence-based metrics, drawn from research, to track the health and development of children prenatal to age three with data that is comparable and reliable across states, communities, and diverse families. The Outcomes Framework Brief summarizes the NCIT measurements system, or Outcomes Framework, and the information found in the lengthier Data Guidebook.

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Child Trends
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Preterm Birth and the Impact of Child Development

This infographic outlines the costs of preterm births on parents, communities, and the children themselves. It also briefly outlines some of the contributing factors of preterm births.

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Illinois Department of Public Health
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Protective Factors Framework

Protective factors are characteristics or strengths of individuals, families, communities or societies that act to mitigate risks and promote positive well-being and healthy development. A protective factors framework is an organized set of strengths-based ideas that are used to guide programs, services, supports and interventions aimed at preventing child maltreatment and promoting healthy outcomes. The Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework from the Center for the Study of Social Policy distills extensive research in child and family development into a core set of five protective factors that everyone can understand and recognize in their own lives.

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Center for the Study of Social Policy
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