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The New Neighborhood Podcast

February 2021

This limited series podcast explores some of the dramatic changes taking place across the country as people work to reinforce a sense of community, support young children and families, and work to build equity within communities. 

Webinar

A Prenatal to Three Blueprint for Child Well-Being and Child Welfare Prevention

February 2021

This webinar focuses on the report, "A Prenatal to Three Blueprint for Child Well-being and Child Welfare Prevention: Building a Primary Prevention Continuum to Support the Health and Well-Being of Children Prenatal to Three," including guiding principles and strategies for building and enhancing a comprehensive continuum that meets the needs of young children and their families.

Download the publication discussed in this webinar here.

Policy Paper

Supporting the First 1,000 Days of A Child’s Life: An Anti-Racist Blueprint for Early Childhood Well-Being and Child Welfare Prevention

February 2021

To support the health and well-being of children and families of color, we must implement comprehensive strategies that address systemic and institutional racism. This report offers a blueprint for creating equity-centered, anti-racist policies that support the health and well-being of children and families of color.

Watch a webinar on the Blueprint here.

(31 pp)

Brief

Coalition-Building, Fast and Slow: The Early Childhood Alliance of Onondaga County

February 2021

In this brief, we see how the Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) of Onondaga County both capitalized on early momentum to quickly unroll a diverse menu of programs, and also started to undertake the slow, difficult work of making sure their efforts include and reflect the people these programs seek to help.

(7 pp)

Brief

Expanding Prevention Partnerships to Become an Early Learning Community: Two Counties’ Experiences in West Virginia

February 2021

This brief tells how two Partner in Prevention teams used tools from Early Learning Nation, CSSP, and the National League of Cities to develop and begin implementing an Early Learning Community Action Plan.

(8 pp)

Brief

Strengthening the Social and Emotional Health of California’s Young Children—Executive Summary

February 2021

This executive summary gives an overview of three major sets of strategies that could be adopted relatively quickly to 1) establish greater accountability for child health among California’s Medi-Cal managed care plans; 2) realize the full potential of Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit for California’s children; and 3) elevate a focus on children among the managed care plans and the State Medicaid agency. 

Read the Full Report here.

(57 pp)

Report

Strengthening the Social and Emotional Health of California’s Young Children: Medi-Cal Strategies and Options for Creating an Advanced Child Health Delivery System

February 2021

This report identifies three major sets of strategies that could be adopted relatively quickly to 1) establish greater accountability for child health among California’s Medi-Cal managed care plans; 2) realize the full potential of Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit for California’s children; and 3) elevate a focus on children among the managed care plans and the State Medicaid agency. 

Read the Executive Summary here.

(57 pp)

Webinar

Community Development and Early Childhood: Partnering for Better Outcomes

January 2021

Attendees learned about a project bringing early childhood partners together with housing and community development providers to better serve families with young children. This webinar also provided information about what these partners have to offer each other and how they can work together to improve outcomes for young children

Report

Community Development and Early Childhood: Partnering for Better Outcomes

December 2020

This report summarizes the projects carried out by early childhood leaders in four communities across the country at the intersection of community and child development, including the adaptations they had to make when the COVID-19 crisis began. This resource also shares lessons learned and recommendations to guide others who are looking for ways to improve outcomes for young children and their families by partnering across these two fields.

Read a blog discussing this report here.

Webinar

Community Conditions that Strengthen Families

December 2020

This webinar discussed work that explores how community conditions that strengthen families can be improved. Listeners learned about the results of a survey done earlier this year and the themes we found in the survey. Find the report related to this webinar here. You can access the executive summary here.