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September 1, 2018

From Our President. Aha! Advocacy Moment

We have a strong history of leading complex conversations and implementing innovative solutions. Now, it is our time to use all that we know to take action and be the advocates that children, families, and educators need.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Children's Champions: Congratulations!

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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February 12, 2018

#DoubleCCDBG? Congress Says Yes!

Congress passed, and the President signed, a major budget deal that will provide an additional $5.8 billion to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

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We know our members are our strongest advocates, and we are here to help you make your voice heard. NAEYC has several ways for you to get involved.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Be A Proactive Early Learning Advocate

Commit to connecting with your fellow educators, advocates, and policy makers to advance policy and increase investments for early childhood education and educators.
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Higher Education

Find out about the imporant role Congress has in the Higher Education Act, and how it supports NAEYC's commitment to educators, students and parents.
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Budget and Appropriations

Learn how the the federal budget and appropriations processes work, how it supports children, families and educators, and how that support can be reciprocated by you.
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PreK-12 Education

Learn more about the Everyday Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed in December 2015, and how it focuses on the importance of the early years for long-term student success.
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Family Tax Strategies

Explore how investing in direct subsidies such as the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) is vital to helping low- and middle-income families with young children afford quality child care.
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Child Care

Learn more about the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and how it supports children and families.
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Become an Advocate

Become the active, engaged, and informed early learning advocate that you want to be!
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Build Your Public Policy Knowledge

Explore important early childhood policy issues and processes, including what different laws do, how they work, how they support you—and how you can support them.
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