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This page features news and information related to healthy children, strong families, and high-quality early learning. 

Jul
08
2021
Child Tax Credit

Child Tax Credit

Exciting changes to the Child Tax Credit go into effect July 15. The changes are part of the American Rescue Plan Act and include higher credits and expanded eligibility.
Jul
08
2021
Child Care Scholarships for Essential Workers

Child Care Scholarships for Essential Workers

New York State Offering Child Care SCHOLARSHIPS for Essential Worker. On June 23, Governor Cuomo announced $25 million in child care scholarships for New York’s essential workers, available immediately.
Jan
25
2021
Advocacy Campaign for Child Care

Advocacy Campaign for Child Care

Child care is in crisis in our region. Learn how we are working with partners to change that.
Oct
11
2020
Child Care Advocacy

Child Care Advocacy

Birth to Three Alliance recently helped to host a roundtable discussion with elected officials and unveiled three recommendations to have families access facilitated enrollment and how the lack of child care access affects economic development in our region. The presentation was made to Congresswoman Stefanik, Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Billy Jones. Watch the video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRIRxv28bWo&t=9s
Sep
23
2020

Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance Receives Competitive Pritzker Children's Initiative Grant

The Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance at Adirondack Foundation has received a three-year $250,000 grant from the Pritzker Children's Initiative, one of 10 grants awarded following a national, year-long competition to identify innovative community-based efforts to improve health and development outcomes for infants and toddlers.
Aug
11
2020
Child Care Voices

Child Care Voices

Listen to a short clip from a local panel of child care professionals sharing their insights and perspectives on specific challenges the industry faces and how parents and families are affected.
Jul
05
2020
Resources for Talking to Kids About Race

Resources for Talking to Kids About Race

In the wake of George Floyd's death and as protests continue to mount across the country, many parents are actively seeking out resources for how best to talk to their kids about race. Here are a few we wanted to share...
May
14
2020
Free Texting Program for Parents and Caregivers

Free Texting Program for Parents and Caregivers

Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance is excited to share a new resource for parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers!
Jan
02
2020
Advocating for Children and Families

Advocating for Children and Families

New York children are more likely to live in poverty than in 31 other states.
Dec
16
2019
Count Kids Because Kids Count

Count Kids Because Kids Count

States lost out on more than a half-billion dollars per year from just five federal programs due to young children being under-counted in the 2010 Census.

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