Homelessness Awareness Day at the State House – 1/19

This year's Homelessness Awareness Day will take place on Thursday, January 19 at the State House in Montpelier, virtually, and at many locations around the state, beginning at 8:00 am.  Join sponsoring service and shelter providers, community members, housing advocates from across the state, and homeless and formerly homeless Vermonters to reflect on what must be done in the coming year to end homelessness in Vermont.

Visit the State House-focused events page for events in Montpelier and related virtual events. Regional housing coalitions across the entire state are also hosting local homelessness awareness events. Visit this local event page for more information on events in your area.


Save the Date – VFN 2023 Conference – 4/11

The Vermont Family Network (VFN) is hosting their 2023 Annual Conference, "Inclusion and Wellbeing," on Tuesday April 11, at the UVM Davis Center in Burlington from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. More information, including registration dates, will be released soon.

Visit the VFN website for updates.


Registration is Now Open for ECDL ’23!

Join us in person for the 29th Annual Early Childhood Day at the Legislature (ECDL) on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, in Montpelier! The issues on our 2023 Legislative Agenda will play central roles at this year’s ECDL.

Join the Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance, early childhood professionals, parents, employers, and policymakers in person to:

  • Meet with legislators about early childhood issues
  • Attend workshops on current topics
  • Take action at the State House
  • Network and exchange information

Scholarships and professional development will be available. Contact Taylor Hughey, Alliance Outreach Manager, at taylor@vecaa.org with any questions.

Stay tuned to the Alliance’s newslettersFacebook page, and website for more details as they are released.


Join the Alliance Today

Become a member of the Alliance! Alliance members are committed to a common purpose – working together to amplify early childhood voices and influence policy making in order to realize the promise of every Vermont child. We are grateful for the work of our members who advanced our vision this year. We hope you will join us in the coming year to build on the past year’s efforts and support several new initiatives.

You can join or renew your annual membership online today. If you have questions, please contact the Alliance’s Outreach Manager Taylor Hughey at taylor@vecaa.org


The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a statewide coalition formed in 2000 of early childhood professionals, parents, organizations, businesses, and strategic partners committed to improving public policies that impact young children between birth and age eight in the areas of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education.

The Alliance crafts an annual Legislative Agenda in partnership with early childhood organizations, provides year-round advocacy support, and facilitates meaningful interactions with policymakers at key times during the decision making process.


 Alliance Monthly Equity Discussion; “Advancing as a Profession” Sessions; Reach Up Info Sessions; VBSR Hiring; VFN “Building Supportive Communities” Event

Alliance Releases 2023 Legislative Agenda; Registration is Now Open for ECDL ’23!

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The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a program of the Vermont Community Loan Fund.

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