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National and Statewide Early Childhood Organizations

  • Advocacy
  • Think Babies
A list of national and North Carolina statewide early childhood organizations and Think Babies™ partners.

How to Contact Your Legislators

  • Advocacy
  • Legislative
This handout provides communication tips for how to contact your legislators about early childhood issues.

It’s Time to Think Babies™ NC

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies
This fact sheet details the state of babies in North Carolina and why it's time to invest in what children and families need to thrive.

NC Landscape Study of Early Home Visiting Programs

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies
This report from the UNC School of Social Work's Jordan Institute for Families provides the first in-depth analysis of home visiting in its current form in North Carolina.

Raising Expectations: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Working Family Caregivers

  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

We must focus on the early childhood workforce (EdNC)

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Think Babies™ NC Newsletter: August 2018

  • Think Babies
Read the August 2018 edition of the Think Babies™ NC Newsletter.

Building Support for Early Childhood Excellence

  • Advocacy
  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Legislative
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce
This messaging guide is based on a national bipartisan survey from the Bipartisan Policy Center.

North Carolina State Home Visiting Profile

  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

The Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce
The report provides a current appraisal of early childhood workforce conditions and policies across states.

Moms encourage lawmakers in Raleigh to ‘Think Babies,’ invest in children and families (ABC11)

  • Early Education
  • Events
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Think Babies™ NC Newsletter: June 2018

  • Think Babies
Read the June 2018 edition of the Think Babies™ NC Newsletter.

Integrating and Advancing State Prenatal to Age 3 Policies: Report of an Expert Roundtable Conversation

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Press Release: The North Carolina Early Education Coalition brings families to Raleigh for Strolling Thunder to tell policymakers to make every baby a priority

  • Advocacy
  • Events
  • Think Babies
Press Release: The North Carolina Early Education Coalition brings families to Raleigh for Strolling Thunder to tell policymakers to make every baby a priority

NC Pre-K Expansion and Rates Fact Sheet

  • Early Education
This fact sheet details the need to expand NC Pre-K and increase rates.

Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum – Presentations and Handouts

  • Events
  • Think Babies
Download presentations and handouts from the Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum held on April 4, 2018.

Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum – Videos

  • Events
  • Think Babies
View videos from the Building Strong Foundations for Babies Forum held on April 4, 2018.

Press Release: NC Early Education Coalition Announces State Legislative Early Childhood Education Champions Awards

  • Early Education
  • Events
  • Legislative
  • Think Babies
Press Release: NC Early Education Coalition Announces State Legislative Early Childhood Education Champions Awards

It’s About Time! Parents Who Work Nonstandard Hours Face Child Care Challenges

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

Giving Birth in North Carolina Is Still a Risky Business

  • Health
  • Think Babies

Child Care Assistance: A Critical Support for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies

From the Ground Up: Establishing Strong Core Policies for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies

Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow: The Business Case for High-Quality Childcare

  • Early Education
  • Think Babies
  • Workforce

Americans Widely Support Paid Family and Medical Leave, but Differ Over Specific Policies

  • Advocacy
  • Family Support
  • Think Babies

Core Policies for Infants, Toddlers, and Families (CLASP, ZERO TO THREE)

  • Early Education
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Think Babies
View a report from CLASP and ZERO TO THREE on core policies for infants, toddlers, and their families.