Links to other resources
The Heckman Equation: Based on the work of James Heckman, a Nobel laureate in economics, this online resource for policymakers, advocates and organizations who promote investment in early childhood education and development, includes excellent short videos and other advocacy tools.
Alliance for Early Success: The Alliance for Early Success is a catalyst for putting vulnerable young children on a path to success. As an alliance of state, national, and funding partners, our goal is to advance state policies that lead to improved health, learning, and economic outcomes for young children, starting at birth and continuing through age eight.
Invest in US: Well designed video and one-pagers to become a quick study on Brain Science, Return on Investment,Importance of Quality, and Outcomes for Children.
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University: The Center on the Developing Child believe that the science of development provides a powerful source of new ideas focused on the early years of life. Founded in 2006, the Center catalyzes local, national, and international innovation in policy and practice for children and families.
Zero to Three: A national, nonprofit organization, Zero to Three informs, trains, and supports professionals, policy-makers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Their website includes a series of short videos on the implications for families with infants and toddlers of federal budgetary decisions.
The Ounce of Prevention Fund: This Chicago-based group advocates for high-quality care and education for children from birth to age five from low-income families.
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids: A national, bipartisan, nonprofit anti-crime organization of more than 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, attorneys general, and other law enforcement leaders, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids advocates for high-quality early care and education programs as one way to reduce crime.
Mission: Readiness: A nonprofit, non-partisan organization led by senior retired military leaders, Mission: Readiness works toward continued national security and prosperity by calling for smart investments, including high-quality early care and education programs, in the upcoming generation of American children.