Friday, December 9, 2011

Sign onto a letter to Members of Congress about babies in your state!

 From our partners at ZERO TO THREE:

Right now, infant-toddler professionals from across the country are gathering together in Washington DC for ZERO TO THREE's annual National Training Institute. NTI participants are raising their voices in support of better policies for our youngest children, and YOU CAN TOO! You can join NTI participants by signing onto the state baby facts letter to Members of Congress here which ZERO TO THREE will deliver to Capitol Hill on your behalf. A summary of the letter is below and a link to ZTT's factsheet can  be found here.

"The letter urges Senators and Representatives to bear in mind the importance of young children as they address the serious issues facing our country. It gives some key facts about infants and toddlers in their states, describes the rapid early brain development that makes them so vulnerable to adversity, and emphasizes the importance of federal programs in supporting the healthy development of the many at-risk babies profiled in each State Baby Facts. It closes by urging them to Be a Big Voice for Little Kids™ in using their position to help young children succeed in school and in life."

We can make a big impact when we all join together!

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