Last Call to RSVP to Alliance Equity Discussion with Xusana Davis

This Friday, June 18 at 1:00pm, the Alliance will be hosting our monthly salon-style Equity Discussion with Vermont’s Executive Director of Racial Equity, Xusana Davis.  We are accepting RSVPs on a rolling basis until our Zoom license reaches capacity. 

This week we will be discussing the history of Juneteenth and the government’s obligation to address racial inequity. 

Email Alliance Public Engagement Director, Dan Brown, at to RSVP.


On-Farm Local Food and Movement Building Workshop

This August, Vermont FEED and the School Nutrition Association of Vermont are hosting a series of regional on-farm workshops throughout Vermont that are free for any school nutrition professional that would like to join.

These workshops are an opportunity to build relationships, learn about what’s happening on each particular farm, and prepare a new menu item featuring produce from the farm that can be featured on your menu during back to school season. Registration will be capped at 12 attendees per site, so please sign up for only one workshop.

See the full list of events here. Reach out to Farm to School & Development Coordinator Kayla Strom at if you have any questions.


Save the Date for the VECAP Summit – July 26, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Building Bright Futures (BBF) is hosting the annual Vermont Early Childhood Action Plan (VECAP) Summit on July 26 at 1:00pm. The goal of this summit is to collaboratively monitor progress toward VECAP goals and strategies and build policy recommendations for State Advisory Committee consideration.  Read the 2020 updated VECAP to learn more about the VECAP goals. 

This year’s meeting will take place virtually via Zoom.  Time will be set aside for small group work sessions to develop policy recommendation concepts based on emerging needs. Full topics and details to follow.   

Register here to join on July 26 at 1:00 pm.


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.


Alliance Equity Discussion with Xusana Davis; Building Bright Futures (BBF) Stakeholder Survey; BBF Hiring Multiple Positions; Landon Innovation Awards

Annual Membership Meeting Recap; Child Care and Development Fund State Plan Public Hearing – Tomorrow; Northern Lights Training Opportunity; New Hires at the Child Development Division



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

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