Become a Sponsor of ECDL ‘24!

Sponsors are beginning to sign up to show their support for the 2024 Early Childhood Day at the Legislature. The annual gathering will take place on Wednesday March 13. The Alliance is looking for more sponsors to support this day of advocacy for early childhood professionals, parents, employers, and policymakers.

For more information about sponsorship options from $250 to $2,500, visit the Alliance website or contact Taylor Hughey, Alliance Outreach Manager, at to discuss.


Alliance Equity Discussion – “Addressing Housing Inequities for Families with Young Children" – 10/27

Join a group of peers and colleagues from the early childhood community to engage in sustained learning about anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. The Alliance has established a monthly, salon-style Equity Discussion Group via Zoom, and the next session is coming up on Friday, October 27 at 1:00 pm.

The upcoming session will focus on the impact housing inequities have on young children, and the programs working to address housing insecurity for families in Vermont. The discussion will be led by Jess Hyman, Associate Director of Housing Advocacy Programs for the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). CVOEO manages the HOME Family Housing Voucher Program and other initiatives designed to increase housing equity.

Register on Zoom to receive the meeting link.


Vermont Family Network Hiring

The Vermont Family Network (VFN) is hiring for two positions. The Family Support Program Co-Director, Health, will supervise and support staff who are serving families of children and youth with disabilities/special health needs and others around health, medical and developmental issues while working with the Co-Director of Education integrate supports and services for families and leverage all Family Support resources. The Family Support Consultant will provide family-centered health-related information and assistance to families and professionals

Visit the VFN website for more information and to apply.


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.


Pre - K Education Implementation Committee Meeting – 10/24; Alliance Equity Discussion – 10/27; Farm to School and Early Childhood Capacity Building Grants – Apply by November 15

Alliance Equity Discussion – 10/27; Special Accommodations Grants – Monthly Applications and Information Sessions; Early Childhood Fund Grant Applications Close 11/10


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

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