Investing in children in their earliest years provides real economic returns. Persuading policy makers to support early childhood investments, however, can be a real challenge. The evidence of effectiveness must be solid and it must be conveyed by trusted messengers. Business leaders provide a powerful voice when it comes to advocating for sound investments.
We encourage you to use the following materials as you make the case to business leaders, advocates and policy makers, as they demonstrate the importance of using early childhood investments as a means of developing the next generation of the American workforce. If there are tools that you think we should add, please send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to also visit our research page to view the evidence base.
As a business leader, you have a powerful voice when it comes to advocating for sound investments in early childhood. Your voice is especially key to protecting early childhood investments in this time of difficult state budget decisions.
You can help promote early care and education by:
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