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California Essentials for Childhood Initiative (CA)

The California Essentials for Childhood Initiative uses a public health and collective impact approach to align and enhance collaborative efforts to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children, youth and families through systems, policy and social norms change.

Too Small to Fail [NYTimes.com]

 

[Photo Credit: Karsten Moran for The New York Times] 

The New York Times published an op-ed piece yesterday on investing in early childhood that is worth the read: 

The biggest obstacles and greatest inequality often have roots early in life:

If we want to get more kids in universities, we should invest in preschools.

Actually, preschool may be a bit late. Brain research in the last dozen years underscores that the time of life that may shape adult outcomes the most is pregnancy through age 2 or 3.

[For more on this article, written by Nicholas Kristof, please visit: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06...ens-brains.html?_r=0]

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