We’re Hiring – Alliance Public Engagement Director Position Now Open

The Alliance is hiring! Charlie Gliserman, our current Public Engagement Director, will be leaving the Alliance at the end of this month to start a position with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. While this is a loss for the Alliance, we wish Charlie the best!

The role of the Public Engagement Director is to support advocacy activities that advance the mission of the Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance by coordinating the Alliance's community organizing, education, and engagement activities; providing direct advocacy support during the legislative session; and supporting membership engagement.

For more information about this position, including a link to the full job description and application instructions, visit the Alliance website.

Applications are due November 20. Please share this opportunity with your networks!


Legislative Agenda Application Deadline – November 16

The deadline for submission of proposals for the Alliance’s 2021 Legislative Agenda is Monday, November 16 at 12:00 pm. 

The Alliance's annual Legislative Agenda is crafted in partnership with organizations advocating for state-level policy changes to improve the lives of young children and families. The Legislative Agenda typically features a broad range of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education initiatives supported by Alliance members.

Inclusion on the Alliance’s Legislative Agenda comes with many benefits, including:

  • Advocacy, communications, outreach, strategy, and other assistance from Alliance staff;
  • Increased issue visibility, including a feature at the Early Childhood Day at the Legislature; and
  • Support from the Alliance’s coalition of early childhood community members.

Visit the Alliance website for more information and to download the application documents. For further assistance, contact Matt Levin, Alliance Executive Director, at 802-229-4281 or matt@vecaa.org.


2021 Membership Cycle Now Open – Join Now!

Join the Alliance’s coalition of early childhood organizations, professionals, providers, parents, and employers working together to improve public policies that impact young children and families. Join or renew today!

The Alliance’s diverse coalition of members come from communities around the state that inform solutions to our health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education challenges. The Alliance is committed to bringing these perspectives to the State House and strengthening members’ advocacy voices along the way.

Learn more about membership on the Alliance website. Questions may be directed to Amy Russo-Perler, Alliance Outreach Manager, at amy@vecaa.org. Thank you for your continued support!


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.


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

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