Two Weeks Until ECDL – Seats Are Limited – Register Now!

We are almost two weeks away from the 30th Annual Early Childhood Day at the Legislature (ECDL) on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier.

Space is limited, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible. 

Visit the Alliance website for more information and to register! 


Alliance Equity Discussion – Forming an Advisory Committee – 3/29

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 hosts a monthly, salon-style Equity Discussion Group via Zoom. Our next session is coming up on Friday, March 29, at 1:00 pm.

This month’s discussion will be about how to develop and launch a community-based, BIPOC advisory group to assist an organization in their work, and will be led by Sarah Kenney from Let’s Grow Kids. The discussion will focus on the formation of the LGK Families of Color Advisory Committee.


Alliance Legislative Agenda: Weekly Issue Spotlight – Updates and ECDL Prep – 4/1

This year the Alliance has hosted virtual Weekly Issue Spotlights, which have provided an opportunity for participants to hear in-depth updates on issues on the Alliance’s Legislative Agenda. The final session of the series will be held Monday, April 1, from 3:30 to 4:15 pm, and will provide an update on the status of all 10 issues on the Legislative Agenda.

Led by Matt Levin from the Alliance, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about the issues as we prepare for Early Childhood Day at the Legislature on April 10. We hope you can join us for the discussion.


VFN Seeking Applications for Board of Directors – Applications due 3/29

The Vermont Family Network (VFN) is encouraging members of the community who are invested in supporting families and children with disabilities to consider joining their Board of Directors. VFN welcomes all applicants that are passionate about making sure that families can support their children to realize their full potential. New Board members would begin serving this summer.

Applications are due March 29. For more information and to apply visit the VFN website.


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.


Issue Update - Early Childhood Education - Act 76 Implementation

Alliance Weekly Issue Spotlight – 3/25; Alliance Equity Discussion – 3/29; VCLF is Hiring; Register for ECDL

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

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