Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council (ECDAC) met virtually on September 15, 2021. See agenda items below:NC ECIDS Update: NCDHHS’ DCDEE provided an update on NC Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS) infrastructure, proposed changes to data refresh…

EarlyWell Update: Better When I’m Dancing

Mental health has never been more visible than now, a year and a half into the stresses of a global pandemic. While most mental health interventions are aimed at adults and adolescents, the roots of strong mental health for young…

Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council (ECDAC) met virtually on May 27, 2021. See agenda items below:Next Steps for Data Development: The ECDAC selected two affordable, high-quality child care measures as its next areas of focus for data…

A Snapshot of Well-Being of North Carolina’s Children

Each year NC Child reports on the state of children’s well-being in NC based on publicly available data. Their 2021 data dashboard provides a snapshot of how our children (2.4 million from birth to age 18) were faring before the…

Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council met virtually on February 23.Rob Morrell, Director of Human Services Business Information & Analytics for DHHS shared progress on updating/enhancing NC’s child welfare data system. Rob also shared an update on the…

Think Babies™ NC Announces 2021 Prenatal to Age 3 Policy Priorities

The Think BabiesTM NC Alliance recently shared its 2021 Policy Priorities for NC infants, toddlers and their families. The Alliance seeks to ensure that North Carolina’s youngest children, prenatal to age 3, benefit from effective and equitable public policies, programs,…

2020: Impact Through Changing Times

There’s no denying it – 2020 made us sit back (literally) and forced us to redesign and rethink a future so that we could respond to the many critical needs in our community. We are all working together to move…