Children’s National Health System is partnering with the Bainum Family Foundation and other children’s policy, advocacy, and service organizations to identify and address early childhood needs in Washington, DC. The Birth-to-Three Policy Alliance will focus on increasing access to quality, comprehensive early childhood services, and other supports for infants, toddlers, and their families in DC. This will also ensure that health, education, early learning, and human services systems coordinate to improve outcomes for young children in the classroom, in the community, and at home.
“We are partnering with organizations that understand how the first few years shape a child’s life and that share our commitment to achieving meaningful policy reforms and service improvements for DC’s most vulnerable children,” said Rozita Green, chief strategy officer at the Bainum Family Foundation. “We’re committed to leading this effort, and we believe the District’s success in expanding health care and pre-K shows DC can improve the odds for infants and toddlers, if policymakers make them a priority.”