Action Center & Resources

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! YOUR VOICE MATTERS! TAKE ACTION, NOW!

As a concerned parent, community member, child care professional, or business leader you can make a difference. Write letters of support and make phone calls to all your elected officials! Speak out on important issues! Download the Winning Beginning NY Advocacy Handbook- an A, B, C, guide to telling your story to law-makers, media and other concerned groups and individuals to improve the quality of early care and education. Available in English and Spanish


Find your Federal and NY State Representatives here
Find your County Representative here

Many organizations make it easy to become an e-advocate! Join the action and information centers at these sites:

Federal Alerts:
National Association for Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Women's Law Center
Zero to Three

NY State Alerts:
Winning Beginning NY

RESOURCES

For more policy information regarding early care & education issues visit these sites:

 

Federal:
Children’s Defense Fund
CLASP

National Center for Children in Poverty
National Child Care Information Center

 

NY State:
Winning Beginning NY
Early Care & Learning Council

Nassau County:
Health & Welfare Council of Long Island

Parent Advocacy:
Child Care Aware Parent Network (often have FREE webinars for families)
Zero to Three

Check out additional advocacy links here

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