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We support what’s needed most and works best across the continuum of child development. Learn more.

Supported Families

Together, we can help families access the resources they need to be strong and self-sufficient. Learn more.

Accountable Adults

We recommend smart investments and focus political will around what affects kids, but we can’t do it alone. Learn more.

Connected Communities

We advocate for removing silos between child-serving efforts and mobilizing community agents for change that works. Learn more.

Transformational Progress

We work to find the next innovative ideas and foster them here to make Monroe County an even better place to grow up and raise a family. Learn more.

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Vote for Kids!

A lot is at stake for children in the upcoming election. Children can’t vote, but pediatricians and others who care for children can. In this video, pediatricians share why they will vote with children in mind.

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Take Action: Sign-on for increased child care funding by Friday, September 16th

As many of you know, Federal officials have proposed new regulations to improve health, safety, and quality in child-care settings. Many of us support many of these new regulations. But Congress has not provided the funding to implement these new rules. In fact, New York now faces a shortfall of at least $200 million to meet the new requirements. Without additional resources, tens of thousands of New York’s children could lose their child care services. We need your help to protect these critical services – and the Winning Beginning NY coalition is asking that your organization take two simple steps by 5pm Friday, September 16th.

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