Advocacy: Taking Action Beyond Concern “Babies are the future of this country and they should be cared for even in the mothers womb. The care for the mother as well as she plays a very vital role in the development of the child. I believe every child deserves the best care. . . . It [...]
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Follow Up Care for your Special Needs Child: 5 Organizations to Keep in Mind Quality matters. Whether your child was just diagnosed with a disability, or you′re a seasoned parent of a child with special needs there are a number of organizations that have your back from the first day of your diagnosis up until [...]
Julian Castro’s Risky Proposition: Solidly Backed by Evidence As students in Washington, DC and across the country head back to school, the education spotlight is on the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Leaders of both political parties promote policies that they contend will boost academic achievement and narrow stubborn black-white and rich-poor achievement gaps. The [...]
The National Center for Children in Poverty will host a Webinar on Family Leave Insurance tomorrow, Thursday, July 12th, 12pm-1:15pm Eastern time. The event is titled “Family Leave Insurance in New York State: Engaging the Early Childhood and Public Health Communities” and will focus on the importance of family leave insurance for healthy development in early [...]
Listen to First 5 Santa Clara’s Hot Topics Podcast on sleeping safe with your baby. 41 healthy infants have died in Santa Clara County from 2005-2011. One of three infants (almost 33%) are dying due to unsafe sleeping habits. Listen to this podcast and learn more about how to practice safe sleeping habits with your [...]
We are getting very close to our first 1,000 pledge signatures. The 1000th person to sign will win a For Our Babies mug! Spread the word with your family, friends, and colleagues. Here is a link to download a campaign flyer to pass around.
For Our Babies is inviting guest bloggers (individuals and organizations) that have similar goals as this campaign to share resources and information. You locate the guest blogs using the “Guest Blog” blog category. Our first guest blog will be from Children Now talking about the Children’s Movement.
“What if you could take action to reduce crime, improve health and education levels, increase family incomes and state revenues, and improve the quality of life in communities throughout your state? Where would you begin? Science tells us that you may find the solutions to these complex social problems in early childhood when the brain [...]
So are we! That’s why our own Ron Lally will be in attendance at Building A Competitive Future Right from the Start. On April 25th, the National Center for Children in Poverty, the New York State Paid Leave Coalition, and A Better Ballance will host experts in a public forum exploring what the research says about the impact [...]
If you are in New Orleans on Thursday, March 29th, you are cordially invited to attend a For Our Babies campaign event at 6pm-8pm. Read more about this at the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Join us and stand up for our babies!