Communications Working Group

Below are materials from the Communications Working Group partners. Please contact Kaylor Garcia at to join.


The following webinars were hosted by the Communciation Working Group for our partners. (Some materials require access to Basecamp to view.)

  • Innovative Ways to Garner State Policymakers' Attention for Early Childhood Issues in 2015 Webinar, January 27, 2015 (pdf, Video recording on Basecamp)
  • Successful Social Media Strategies, Tactics, and Measurement, April 2014 (pdf)
  • Power of Digital Communications Webinar February 6, 2014 (Video recording on Basecamp)
    • National Women's Law Center slides (pdf)
    • Widemeyer slides (pdf)
    • ZERO TO THREE slides (pdf)
    • GVI slides (pdf)


  • Summary of Findings from Public Opinion Polls on Children’s Issues by the Child and Family Policy Center (.doc)


  • Early Childhood Messaging analysis conducted by True North Group and Child Trends (ppt)
  • Family Support Social Media Toolkit by Child Trends (.doc)


Jan 23, 2014: Business leaders applaud Gov. Snyder's call for renewed early childhood investment. Michigan Live:

Oct 12, 2013 - If California wants fewer prisoners, we need more preschoolers. Report says preschool is a sound investment; Kevin McCarty, Sacramento city councilman & preschool advocate for Early Edge California,
The Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints:

May 15, 2013 - Early education aids national security, Major General Mark R. Musick, retired Air Force,
Lincoln Journal Star: