NAEYC’s public policy goal is a well-financed, high quality system of early childhood education for all children from birth to age eight.

  • The Association’s complete policy statements, include “Where We Stand” summaries, are available for review here.
  • To receive regular updates and action alerts on important issues being addressed by Congress and the Administration, sign up for Children’s Champions alerts here.


Winning Beginning NY (WBNY)  is a statewide coalition working to inform policymakers and the public about the many benefits of early care and learning for children from the prenatal period through age eight.  Priorities include high-quality afterschool, child care, early intervention, home visiting, and Pre-Kindergarten.

  • The coalition aims to make investment in quality early care and learning a top public priority in New York State. A summary of current issues is available here.
  • WBNY offers a user-friendly library of advocacy tools here.


Related Resources:

  • Wonder why early childhood education is so important? Review the White House position on Early Learning here.
  • Interested in learning more about opportunities for advocacy? The McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership offers an “Advocacy for Dummies” series of articles here.