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COVID-19 Resources

We’re focused on making sure young children, their families and our affiliates feel safe and secure during this unprecedented global pandemic. We’ve compiled a list of resources that we hope you will find useful to provide guidance and support for families and caregivers. The Parents as Teachers Illinois team have gathered a variety of COVID-19 […]

Engaged: Building Intentional Partnerships With Families

Wherever you are in your family engagement journey, the values, research, testimonials, and perspectives collected here can provide invaluable guidance and inspiration as you continue to dig deep into engaging every family. You’ll find examples of successes and challenges from families and educators, as well as reflection questions to support your own journey in evaluating […]

Ounce Program Offers Support to Incarcerated Mothers

The Ounce is leading the way to highlight the pervasive problem of providing high-quality prenatal care for pregnant women in Cook County Jail. Mark Valentine, director of the Illinois Birth to Three Institute, spoke with The Atlantic about the efforts the Ounce and other nonprofits have taken to highlight this issue. Read the full story here.