Collaborative Action Manager Joins NC Early Childhood Foundation

Mary Mathew has joined the NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) as the new Collaborative Action Manager. In this role, Mathew will support the implementation and collective efforts of the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading and Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Initiatives.  For…

Think Babies™ NC Advocacy Day on April 9

The North Carolina Early Education Coalition is hosting a Think Babies™ NC legislative advocacy day on April 9, from 10 am to 1 pm, during the Week of the Young Child. Babies and toddlers, family members, early educators and early…

Be Inspired on April 1st

In just a few weeks, Family Forward NC will host prominent business and community leaders to share how family-friendly workplace practices are strengthening their companies, the community, and our state’s future workforce.  Bestselling author and award-winning journalist Brigid Schulte, director…

NC Budget Season Kicks Off with Release of Governor Cooper’s Priorities

The Legislature is in session, appropriations committees are meeting, and Governor Cooper has released his budget priorities for the 2019-2021 biennium, with a strong focus on early childhood. Key birth-through-age-eight highlights in the Governor’s budget include: Increase in the NC…

Support Summer Learning!

Whether your organization or collaborative provides books to children in your community or is considering doing so, our new guide, Summer Counts: A Guide to Support Summer Learning Through Book Giving, is for you! NCECF and Book Harvest of Durham…

Join Us on April 1st for the Family Forward NC Summit

Is your organization or business looking to attract and retain the best talent? Are you an employer offering family friendly workplace benefits? Or do you want to learn more? Do you want to help ensure our next generation workforce has…