ECDL Recordings Now Available

Over 150 early childhood advocates attended this year’s Early Childhood Day at the Legislature (ECDL) virtually on March 9, 2022. People from every county logged in to ask the 52 participating legislators to support Vermont’s young children and families.  

You can read a longer summary of the Day’s highlights here. Recordings from the day have also been posted on the Alliance YouTube page. If you have any questions, please contact

For those who attended ECDL ’22, if you haven’t filled out the survey yet, we’d love your feedback!


Vermont Week of the Young Child – This Week!

Governor Scott has proclaimed April 2-8 as “The Week of the Young Child” in Vermont. You can read the full proclamation and declaration here. VTAEYC, Let’s Grow Kids, and the Family Place partnered to develop the plans for this year’s celebration.

They would love to see posts about any and all activities and events taking shape around the state, so remember to use NAEYC’s hashtag #woyc22 and tag @vtaeyc on Facebook and Instagram.


Join the Alliance Today – Help Us Get to 100 Members!

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 to build on the past year’s efforts and support several new initiatives.

You can join or renew your annual membership online today. We’re trying to get to 100 members and would love to have you join us! If you have questions, please contact the Alliance’s Outreach Manager, Taylor Hughey, at


HFV Hiring Outreach Manager

Hunger Free Vermont (HFV) is hiring an Outreach Manager. This position will work collaboratively with colleagues on outreach efforts to educate and connect people in Vermont to programs that support their food budgets, like 3SquaresVT and the Child Nutrition Programs that feed kids throughout the day. This position will gather community and stakeholder feedback to ensure HFV outreach is truly meeting the needs of all people impacted by hunger.

To find out more about the position and to apply, visit the HFV 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.


2022 Legislative Mid-Session Update

Kindergarten Conference – 4/1; Alliance Monthly Equity Discussion – 4/15; VTAEYC Conference Seeking Proposals – Deadline 4/15; VIP-3 Project 2021-2026; Human Rights Commission Civil Rights Conference on Education Equity

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

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