The plan is simple. The plan leaves no one out. The plan is actionable NOW.
Congress must stop the wasteful spending and fund early learning now for all children from birth to age five.
UNITE FOR THE NEXT GREAT AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT
EARLY LEARNING FOR ALL CHILDREN FROM BIRTH TO AGE 5 NOW
IN ORDER TO ACCOMPLISH
The next great american achievement all children first will build on the work of, & partner with, other nationally recognized & influential organizations and individuals
ACF’s PRIMARY JOB
Create national awareness and offer all Americans the opportunity to join
Recruit an army of volunteers and advocates across the country, connected through a national network
Carry our demand to the elected officials in Washington to cut the waste in spending and use those savings to fund Early Learning for All Children
Learn from the work of others that have successfully moved the needle in their community and state
Work with leading organizations in the early learning professional field to identify the highest quality center models, online programs, support for parents, and measuring, monitoring and rating systems
WE WILL LISTEN TO OTHERS & ADJUST THE PLAN AS NEEDED
STAGE ONE STRATEGIES
THE PLAN: STAGE ONE
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Create awareness, gain endorsement by existing leaders and new supporters of early learning, and secure volunteers and advocates through personal contacts and digital communications.
- Create awareness
- Gain input and ideas
- Secure volunteers and advocates
- Support national and state network
Establish a national network, connected state-by-state, of people and organizations that will advocate for federal funding.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & MEDIA
Secure coverage and endorsement by recognized early learning leadership, local and national media, celebrities, and other thought leaders.
THE PLAN: STAGE TWO
Use existing studies and data, and support new research as needed in partnership with other institutions, to prioritize and validate public policies and investment.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE EVENT
Convene thought leaders, individual donors, foundations, corporate leaders and early learning advocates, to share knowledge, create partnerships, and build networks.
THE PLAN: STAGE THREE
ADVOCACY & LEGISLATION
Advocate for an increase in federal funding, changes in policy required, and passage of federal legislation resulting in early learning centers and resources available to all parents and our next generation.