Host on-site trainings for employees to educate them on early childhood development, providing tools to help them implement strategies at home or in other interactions.
Type of Organization: CorporationsMunicipalitiesSocial-Emotional Development
Strategy: Social-Emotional Development
Advocate for increased SNAP funds for families over the summer to supplement for children who lose access to school meals.
Type of Organization: NonprofitsIndividualsCorporationsMunicipalitiesEducators
Strategy: Food Access in Childhood Settings
Develop a plan with pediatricians to integrate food insecurity screenings into regularly scheduled health maintenance visits that include necessary education, referral, and follow-up with families.
1, Goal: 1
Type of Organization: MunicipalitiesNonprofits
Integrate education about and access to nutritious food with a community hub where families receive other necessary resources to achieve self-sufficiency.
Type of Organization: NonprofitsMunicipalities
Fund school breakfasts or quality, nutritious snacks for classrooms.
Type of Organization: Corporations
Offer universal-free breakfasts at before-school programming or integrate free breakfast into school daytime.
Type of Organization: EducatorsNonprofits
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