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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

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We know our members are our strongest advocates, and we are here to help you make your voice heard. NAEYC has several ways for you to get involved.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Be A Proactive Early Learning Advocate

Commit to connecting with your fellow educators, advocates, and policy makers to advance policy and increase investments for early childhood education and educators.
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Higher Education

Find out about the imporant role Congress has in the Higher Education Act, and how it supports NAEYC's commitment to educators, students and parents.
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Budget and Appropriations

Learn how the the federal budget and appropriations processes work, how it supports children, families and educators, and how that support can be reciprocated by you.
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PreK-12 Education

Learn more about the Everyday Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed in December 2015, and how it focuses on the importance of the early years for long-term student success.
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Family Tax Strategies

Explore how investing in direct subsidies such as the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) is vital to helping low- and middle-income families with young children afford quality child care.
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Child Care

Learn more about the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and how it supports children and families.
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Become an Advocate

Become the active, engaged, and informed early learning advocate that you want to be!
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Build Your Public Policy Knowledge

Explore important early childhood policy issues and processes, including what different laws do, how they work, how they support you—and how you can support them.
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Guidelines for Working with All Media

Regardless of which medium you choose, it is crucial to exercise the appropriate protocol and courtesies that make it easier for press to cover your story.
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Build Your Advocacy Skills

Build Your Advocacy Skills

NAEYC has created a suite of resources and tools to help you gain the necessary knowledge and skills to elevate your voice and advocacy efforts to new levels.
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Get Out The Vote!

GOTV Activities for Nonprofits

Whether you work directly with early childhood educators, children, and/or families or serve primarily as a policy or research organization, here are some activities your 501(c)3 organization can conduct leading up to and on Election Day.
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