There are so many easy and important ways you can support New York State's youngest residents.
When you advocate for higher quality early learning, you're advocating for a stronger economy, a skilled workforce, and strong communities. Sometimes, all it takes is signing an online petition or joining an advocacy event. Find out more about our Public Policy and Advocacy initiatives >
All donations to the Early Care & Learning Council are used to strengthen outcomes for New York's 1.4 million children under 5 years, as well as the 250,000 babies that are born in our state each year. Donate now >
We need to let lawmakers know that child care is important to the health and success of New York families. Sharing testimonials with lawmakers about the importance of child care is the best way for us to make the case that early childhood education is critical in New York. Share today >
Many talented and enthusiastic interns and volunteers have graciously given their time to ECLC through the years. On average, we accommodate 2 interns or volunteers per semester. Learn more >
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