We build organizational and community capacity to ensure: sound policy, strong partnerships, sufficient investments, robust public engagement, shared accountability, effective leadership and relevant education opportunities. Grassroots advocacy to encourage early childhood policy by engaging professionals, community leaders, and other citizens joined together by their concern for the well-being of Colorado’s children. Collect and analyze data, … Read more >
Routt County’s Early Childhood Council, First Impressions, spearheaded bringing a diverse group of community members together over 5 months to work on a plan for early childhood in Routt County. The purpose of this process, facilitated by the First Impressions Early Childhood Council, is to create a comprehensive early childhood community plan to identify needs … Read more >
First Impressions was created in 1998 as Routt County’s Early Childhood Council to streamline and strengthen Routt County’s Early Childhood System. The Council is comprised of twenty-four diverse members representing Routt County, with a City Council representative and County Commissioner serving as co-chairs. The Council works to collectively measure and address needs for families with … Read more >
This is a 20 program that engages families in a research based curriculum, building leadership skills, personal skills, developing a community project and also developing a “civic toolkit” learning how to become more involved in local and statewide government.
Denver’s Early Childhood Council strives to ensure all children and families in Denver have equitable access to quality early childhood services and supports, and works strategically with community partners to align efforts and create more efficient and culturally responsive services. For example, the Denver Council serves as lead recipient for LAUNCH Together in Denver, a … Read more >