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Become an Advocate

Become the active, engaged, and informed early learning advocate that you want to be!

The earliest years of a child’s life are a crucial time for learning—and right now is a crucial time for us to advocate for the future of our children, families and economy.

We need you - educators, parents, partners, and allies - to raise a powerful, collective voice to demand that our nation's policies catch up with the science about the importance of brain development, and the benefits of investing in high-quality early learning built with educators who are skilled, supported, and compensated for the complex and demanding jobs they perform.

Political will for early childhood investment is growing across the nation, but it needs our voices, together, right now, to create a movement. Need some inspiration? Hear the message below, which Rhian Evans Allvin, NAEYC's CEO, made especially for you, in order to make the case for why we must all advocate for early childhood education and educators. Then, check out the resources we have compiled to help you become the early learning advocate that you want to be!

Turn Your Passion Into Action

Be A Proactive Early Learning Advocate

You are a strong, powerful voice for children and you can do this! Let's get moving...and remember, every inch forward counts!

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Stay Informed

Learn about the issues, legislation, and NAEYC's priorities.

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Become a Children's Champion

Gain access to regular updates and action alerts on important issues in Washington, DC and across America! 

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Mobilize for Early Ed

Join America for Early Ed to help us work together to deliver on the promise of high-quality early learning for our children, our families, and our country.

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Engage Your Elected Officials

Respond to action alerts by contacting your elected officials.

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