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Building Momentum: A Messaging Guide for the Earliest Years

We know early experiences shape how a baby’s brain develops, laying the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health. We also know that when families with young children have the supports they need, babies grow in the nurturing environments that contribute to enriching early learning experiences, strong health and nutrition, and healthy development. To make the best and most urgent case for the policies that support babies and their families, the National Collaborative for Infants ...
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COVID-19 Resources from Think Babies National and State Partners

Think Babies national and state partners are focused on how to meet the needs of babies and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partners shared the following resources with ZERO TO THREE, including federal and state policy recommendations and guidance to professionals and parents on supporting early development during this challenging time. While we’re pleased to share the wealth of resources from our partners, please note that it does not represent endorsement of the content incl...
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Murphy Directs $38 Million for Infant and Child Care Support

Article from Press of Atlantic City discusses the investment of new federal CCDBG funding to support infant child care and features Think Babies state partner Advocates for Children of New Jersey.
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State Lawmakers Can Make a Difference for Today’s Babies

Article from Insider NJ covering the expansion of New Jersey’s paid family leave law and features Think Babies state partner Advocates for Children of New Jersey discussing the importance of comprehensive paid family leave for child development.
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Child Care Access Now Act Passes State House

Coverage by KEPR of progress of HB 1344, the Washington Child Care Access Now Act, which directs the development of a plan to provide universal access to quality affordable child care by 2025. It features Think Babies state partner, Children’s Alliance.
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State Early Childcare Program Falls Short for Parents

News story from WRAL TV features Think Babies state partner organization North Carolina Early Education Coalition discussing the need for increased investments in child care.
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