Through administrative, legislative and grassroots advocacy, we seek to inform, create and strengthen conditions that enable equitable access to high-quality services for our state’s youngest children — prenatal through age 5 — and their families across Illinois.
Sustaining and bolstering investments in foundational early learning and care programs and strengthening the statutory language that undergrids those programs and related services.
Informing design and implementation of federal, state and local programs, policies and practices.
Engaging early learning and care programs, providers and other stakeholders to ensure our priorities are aligned with the needs of children and families, as well as the greater early learning and care field.
Ensuring parents, providers and other stakeholders have the information and tools necessary to voice their support for early learning and care investments to their elected officials.
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