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ISSUE BRIEF: Supporting Strong Families and Communities for North Carolina Babies and Toddlers

date_range 2019
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Think Babies™ NC
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Family Forward NC
attach_file Parent-Child Interactions
attach_file Supports for Families
attach_file Safe at Home
attach_file State Policy and Practice
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file Social-Emotional Health

This issue brief shares the results of a self-assessment of state-level policies around supporting babies' and toddlers' families and communities. Research demonstrates that when these policies are in place, babies and toddlers are more likely to thrive.

Think Babies™ Fact Sheet: Census 2020

date_range 2019
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Think Babies™ NC
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file State Policy and Practice

Census population estimates have a big impact on North Carolina’s federal funding for family supports as well as the fairness of our local resource allocation. Every family missed in the census results in a loss for North Carolina. Young children have been undercounted in the past, so it’s critical that we reach their families to ensure that Census 2020 accurately reflects North Carolina’s needs.

Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census

date_range
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Think Babies™ NC
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file State Policy and Practice

A fact sheet from the US Department of Commerce.

Webinar Presentation: Will NC Children Get Their Fair Share of Federal Investments?

date_range 2018
library_books Presentation
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file State Policy and Practice

Learn about how the Census impacts funding for children, what is a hard-to-count census tract, why young children are particularly vulnerable, and how to support an accurate Census count in 2020

Webinar Recording: Will NC Children Get Their Fair Share of Federal Investments?

date_range 2018
library_books Webinar / Video
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file State Policy and Practice

Learn about how the Census impacts funding for children, what is a hard-to-count census tract, why young children are particularly vulnerable, and how to support an accurate Census count in 2020.

First 2000 Days Infographic

date_range
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline First 2000 Days
attach_file State Policy and Practice
attach_file National Research and Policy

This infographic/fact sheet highlights why military, business and law enforcement leaders are calling for greater investments in young children to ensure our national security, build our economic well-being and reduce crime.

Sign-on Letter CCDBG, January 2018

date_range 2018
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
attach_file National Research and Policy

The Bipartisan Policy Center sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to double the funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) for children ages birth
to five.

ESSA and Early Childhood: Exploring What’s Possible

date_range 2018
library_books Meeting Material
library_books Presentation
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Local Financing for Early Learning
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file Local Policy and Practice

This presentation was shared at regional meetings held in January 2018 to support collaboration between LEAs and early learning leaders in developing birth-through-eight strategies for district ESSA plans.

Can Taxes Fight Child Poverty?

date_range 2015
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
attach_file National Research and Policy
attach_file Supports for Families

North Carolina Speaks: Investing in Early Childhood Education is a Top Priority (2014)

date_range 2014
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline First 2000 Days
attach_file National Research and Policy