Making the Case

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Fact Sheet 2016

5 Ways Trauma-Informed Care Supports Children’s Development

Research suggests that TIC is associated with considerable benefits for children and their families, including reductions in children’s behavior problems and posttraumatic stress.

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Op Ed 2016

We should treat early childhood educators as valued employees

An example of an effective op-ed.

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Op Ed 2016

Half of America’s childcare workers need food stamps, welfare payments or Medicaid

An example of an effective op-ed.

view link by Danielle Paquette, Washington Post
Video 2016

What is Systems Building?

Watch this two-minute video promoting a vision of a comprehensive early chidlhood system.

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Webinar 2016

The Research on Research - How to present research to policymakers

Elizabeth Jordon of Child Trends reports on the many ways policy makers use research.  Partnership members from Maine and Delaware described how they worked with policy makers sharing research early in the policy process.

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Webinar 2016

Case Study: Improving Children’s Lives Through Strategic Communications - Alliance Communications Working Group Webinar

Learn from Maura Zehr, Director of Spitfire Strategies, about how strategic communications can improve children's lives. The webinar walks through several communications strategies and provides valuable insights around how to use messengers, the importance of stories and solutions, and ways to measure success of strategic communications initatives.

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Webinar 2016

Case Study: Building Policy Support for Early Learning in California - Alliance Communications Working Group Webinar

During this webinar, Christina Bath Collosi, Managing Partner of VIVA Strategy + Communications, shared about her experiences building policy support for early learning in California. Learn about what influences decision-making in public policy, how to customize a message to move an issue forward, and effective strategies for policy communications. 

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Webinar 2016

Advancing Early Childhood Messaging: A Case Study from Colorado - Alliance Communications Working Group webinar

Stephanie Monhan, Early Childhood Director of The Civic Canopy in Denver, shares about her work in Colorado building coalitions and partnerships among early childhood advocates. Learn about how her coalition created shared key messages, built goals around those shared messages, and created a communications timeline. 

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Infographic 2016

When we support children from birth through age 8, we brighten our future.

#BThru8 Infographics 

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