Join us at the inaugural Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit on September 15, 2020 to learn about why the prenatal to age 3 developmental period is so critical and which policies can best strengthen outcomes and reduce disparties from the start.
We're honored to have early childhood champions Governor Mike DeWine (Ohio) and Governor Lujan Grisham (New Mexico) join us at the inaugural National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit. Both leaders are deeply committed to getting their state's youngest children off to a strong start, and their perspectives are invaluable.
Congratulations to the grand prize Example of Excellence winner, Fatherhood Coalition of Tarrant County! Videos from practitioners across the state submitted videos for the new Texas Fatherhood Resource Hub sharing information on how they serve fathers covering four key areas: Father Inclusion, Father Recruitment, Father Retention, and Fatherhood Coalitions. Watch Fatherhood Coalition of Tarrant County's video below.
Organizations across the state of Texas employ innovative and creative strategies to serve fathers and support families. Practitioners across the state created videos for the new Texas Fatherhood Resource Hub sharing information on how they serve fathers. The videos cover four key areas: Father Inclusion, Father Recruitment, Father Retention, and Fatherhood Coalitions. Congratulations to the four winning organizations below for showcasing their innovations when serving fathers!:
CFRP and Texas DFPS Prevention and Early Intervention are excited to announce a single online source for policymakers, administrators, and program providers to learn about the research on the importance of fathers and find concrete tools to advance their day-to-day work, the Texas Fatherhood Resource Hub.
Our work at the Child and Family Research Partnership and the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center has taken on new meaning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the national attention toward eradicating systematic racism. The already extensive social, economic, and health needs of our nation’s children and families have been amplified, and there is an additional sense of urgency as we all seek the most effective and equitable solutions to ensure all children and families thrive.
Due to current events, the 2020 Texas Fatherhood Summit will not be taking place in person in Austin as planned and has been adapted into a series of free virtual events. We're now hosting a series of four webinars called Texas Fatherhood Fridays over June and July. See below for specific dates, agendas, and registration links - we hope you join us for each one! Read more.
The inaugural National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit: Building a State Policy Roadmap to Strengthen the Earliest Years will be held virtually on September 15, 2020 (updated). The Summit is hosted by the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center at CFRP and will bring together state legislators, researchers, and early childhood stakeholders from across the country for timely discussion and the launch of the 2020 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap. Learn more.