Share the Think Babies Message
You can share the Think Babies message through your organization’s newsletters, or those that reach parents in your community, professionals in your field, or even general interest newsletters for your community. Most newsletters and e-newsletters will include a link or email address to get in touch with the editor. Send a note introducing yourself and offering to contribute. You can use or adapt the sample newsletter language below to reach others who might help further our cause.
Sample Newsletter Language
Our brains grow faster between the ages of 0 and 3 than at any later point in our lives. We need to invest in programs and policies that support early brain development in infants and toddlers, because they yield significant returns in the long run through more years of education, more employment, and better health as an adult. That’s why ZERO TO THREE created the Think Babies™ campaign: to make their potential our national priority.
We need to [INSERT CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES BASED ON YOUR ORGANIZATION’S OBJECTIVES]:
- [MAKE SURE EVERY FAMILY WHO NEEDS IT HAS ACCESS TO QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE FOR THEIR INFANTS AND TODDLERS THAT OFFER ONE-ON-ONE RELATIONSHIPS WITH CARING ADULTS AND STRONG EARLY LEARNING EXPERIENCES.]
- [GIVE PARENTS DEDICATED TIME TO BOND WITH THEIR BABIES IN THE EARLIEST MONTHS, WHEN SO MUCH OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT IS AT STAKE.]
- [REACH PARENTS WITH THE RESOURCES AND SERVICES THEY WANT AND NEED TO NURTURE THEIR BABY’S HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT AND SET THEM UP FOR A HEALTHY LIFE.]
- [ENSURE FAMILIES HAVE ACCESS TO NUTRITION AND OTHER HEALTH SERVICES THAT CAN GIVE THEM A HEALTHY START IN LIFE.]
The science is clear: We must act now to ensure a positive future for generations to come. And with your help, we can make sure that our elected officials make babies a priority. We have a chance to create a world in which babies and parents have what they need to thrive and reach their fullest potential.
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