News Category: early childhood

Register: 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

July 26, 2021

The prenatal to age three period is the most sensitive and rapid period of a child’s developing brain and body. How can states develop the most effective policies to create the conditions science shows that children need in the earliest years to thrive? CFRP's Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center starts with the evidence of what's the most effective for children and is hosting its second annual summit for the field.

Webinar: Caring for the Caregiver: Child Care Worker Wages and Health

July 19, 2021

To better understand the health and wellbeing of child care workers, the Child and Family Research Partnership at The University of Texas at Austin collaborated with the University of Washington on a new Culture of Health Study supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Learn more about the study and join director Dr. Cynthia Osborne on July 28, 2021 to hear what they learned: https://info.childandfamilyresearch.org/child-care-worker-wages-health. 

Save the Date: 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

April 26, 2021

Mark your calendars for the 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit on October 7-8, 2021 hosted by CFRP's Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center. This year, the Summit will be both vritual and in-person at The University of Texas at Austin with limited seating. There is no registration fee to attend virtually or in person. Registration will open in the summer. 

Release of First Evidence-Driven Policy Guide for Early Childhood Leaders from the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center

Sept. 15, 2020

Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap released September 15, 2020 at the National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit. Through comprehensive reviews of the most rigorous evidence available, the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center identified 11 effective solutions, including 5 effective policies and 6 effective strategies, that foster the nurturing environments infants and toddlers need and many of which, reduce longstanding disparities in outcomes among racial and ethnic groups and socioeconomic statuses.

Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne on The Do One Better! Podcast with Alberto Lidji

Aug. 31, 2020

Alberto Lidji, former Global CEO of the Novak Djokovic Foundation, hosts inspiring conversations with Presidents, CEOs, and leaders of outstanding organizations for an international audience.

2020 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap

Aug. 27, 2020

On September 15th, we are releasing the first annual Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap and state data profiles for the 50 states and DC.

Panel Announcement: National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

Aug. 21, 2020

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.

Speaker Announcement: National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

Aug. 14, 2020

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.

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SAVE THE DATE! National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit: Building a State Policy Roadmap to Strengthen the Earliest Years

April 10, 2020

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.