Voices for Vermont’s Children 40th Anniversary Celebration – 6/6

Tickets are still available for Voices for Vermont’s Children 40th Anniversary Celebration. The event takes place this Thursday, June 6 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Old Labor Hall in Barre. At the gathering Voices will recognize champions for kids, past and present, while we work together to build a Vermont where every child gets to thrive.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the  Voices for Vermont’s Children website.


Alliance Monthly Equity Discussion – “Exploring Trauma Informed Care” – 6/28 

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, June 28, at 1:00 pm. 

This month we will be talking about trauma -- what it is, how you define trauma-informed care and policy, and its connection to human rights and equity. The discussion will be led by Eric Ruiz, Director of Mental Health & Substance Use Services for Vermont Care Partners. VCP is a statewide network of sixteen non-profit community-based agencies providing mental health, substance use, and intellectual and developmental disability services and supports.

Register on Zoom to receive the meeting link.


VTAEYC Hiring for Two Positions

The Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VTAEYC) is hiring for two positions: an ECE Professional Development Specialist who will play a crucial role in coordinating high-quality professional development opportunities for regional and statewide early childhood educator networks, programs, and the VTAEYC Annual Conference; and an ECE Workforce Development Manager who will develop and execute a comprehensive early childhood educator recruitment strategy.

For more information on each of the positions and to apply, visit the VTAEYC website.


3SquaresVT Policy Conference June 18 – Registration Open

Registration is open for the 3SquaresVT Policy Conference, hosted by Hunger Free Vermont and the Department for Children and Families. The virtual conference will be held on June 18. 

Following the on-line conference, regional in-person outreach gatherings will be held in July, August, and September to dig deeper with folks in their communities to understand the unique opportunities and challenges faced in increasing awareness, understanding, and participation in 3SquaresVT.

 For questions and to register for this free event, visit the 3SquaresVT Conference webpage.


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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