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The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a statewide coalition of early childhood professionals and providers, parents, and employers working together to improve public policies that impact young children from birth to age eight on issues of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education.

The Alliance has created an evolving list of relevant COVID-19 resources for Vermont’s early childhood community.





June 2020 Webinars

  • What about that billion dollars? COVID-19 Relief Fund “Asks” from the Early Childhood Community

Tuesday, June 9, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

As part of the continuing discussions on COVID-19 response and early childhood, the Alliance is excited to host an upcoming webinar on the COVID-19 Relief Fund. This webinar will provide an overview of the COVID-19 Relief Fund, the Vermont Legislature’s process for distributing these funds, and spending proposals from the early childhood community. Stay tuned for more details! Register online.

  • Communication in a Pandemic – Reopening and Operating Under Covid-19 for Child Care Providers

Hosted by the Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance, the Vermont Community Loan Fund, and Elise Annes of Momentum Communication

Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Wednesday, June 10, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a 2-part series on communication under COVID-19 for early care and learning providers. Find more details and register online. To learn more about the Vermont Community Loan Fund and sign up for their newsletter, visit their website.

Visit our Be Informed page for links to previous webinars.

Legislative Agenda

The Alliance’s Legislative Agenda is crafted annually in partnership with early childhood organizations that are advancing policy solutions through the legislative process that are related to health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education.

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“It’s incredibly valuable to have this vast network of statewide advocates that can rally people to share their stories or reach out to their Legislator. We were successful in getting the Family and Medical Leave bill and it was in large part because of the work of the Alliance.”