BBF to Release “The State of Vermont’s Children: 2023 Year in Review” – 1/18

Building Bright Futures (BBF) is holding a virtual briefing to mark the release of “The State of Vermont’s Children: 2023 Year in Review” on January 18 at 12:00 pm.

This report provides a snapshot of the state of Vermont’s children and families, including a profile for each of Vermont’s 12 regions. It also highlights the annual Policy Recommendations from Vermont’s Early Childhood State Advisory Council Network. 

The 2023 report will be available for download on January 18, and reports from 2015–2022 are available here. To receive a free paper copy of the 2023 report, please fill out this form.

For more information and to register for the briefing, visit the BBF website.


’24 Agenda Issue Survey – Gift Card Raffle – Two Days Remaining!

Each year the Alliance asks our newsletter readers to let us know which of the issues on our annual Legislative Agenda are of the most interest to you. We use this information to provide you with occasional updates on those issues, and to let you know about targeted advocacy activities.

This year we are providing an incentive to encourage more of you to participate. Five people who fill out this year’s Legislative Agenda issue survey will be chosen to win a $30 gift card to a business of their choosing! By filling out this form, you are automatically entered to win. Names will be chosen at random THIS FRIDAY, December 15. Winners will be notified by email. 

Alliance membership is not required to be eligible, but joining as an individual member is free! You can find more information about our membership options on our website. 


Hunger Free Vermont (End) Hunger Briefing – Recording Released

If you missed Hunger Free Vermont’s (HFV) virtual (End) Hunger Briefing on November 29, there's still a chance to dive into this vital conversation about hunger in Vermont and learn more about HFV’s upcoming advocacy efforts. In the recording, you can hear an update on the status of hunger in Vermont by the numbers, and listen to a discussion of the challenges still faced in ending hunger in Vermont.

See the recording on the HFV YouTube page.


Alliance Membership Cycle Is Open

The Alliance’s 2023 membership cycle is open! 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


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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