Center for the Study of Social Policy works to secure equal opportunities and better futures for all children and families, especially those most often left behind. The focus of their work is on child, family and community well-being. It is the unifying framework for their many policy, systems reform and community change activities.
Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries.
Child Care Aware (formerly NACCRRA) is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and useful information to parents seeking child care, child care professionals, and child care advocates.
Children’s Defense Fund ensures every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and community.
Consumer Dangers is dedicated to raising awareness of defective products and drugs to help decrease serious injury or death.
Families and Work Institute is a nonpartisan research organization that studies the changing workforce and workplace, the changing family and the changing community.
Harvard Center on the Developing Child draws on the full breadth of intellectual resources available across Harvard University’s graduate schools and affiliated hospitals, the Center generates, translates, and applies knowledge in the service of improving life outcomes for children in the United States and throughout the world.
KIDS COUNT Data Center is a powerful, user-friendly online database of more than 100 indicators of child well-being.
National Association for the Education of Young Children is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care seeks to enhance the quality of child care by supporting state and local health departments, child care regulatory agencies, child care providers and parents in their efforts to promote health and safety in child care.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child is a multi-disciplinary collaboration comprising leading scholars in neuroscience, early childhood development, pediatrics and economics.
Vroom turns shared moments into brain building moments. New science tells us that our children’s first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning. Every time we connect with them, it’s not just their eyes that light up—it’s their brains too.
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
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