Behind the Seal - Jan. 7, 2019
Standing Out in Your Field
I write this while standing in an open 5-acre field in an agricultural area of central Florida. It is miles and miles from the nearest store, gas station or even fast food place.Standing Out in Your Field
Om the Move - Jan. 7, 2019
- First Vice President Mary Ann Borgeson spoke about the Live Healthy program and the NACo-MACo relationship at the Maryland Association of Counties’ Winter Conference in Dorchester County (Cambridge) Jan. 2-4.
Program Manager Nastassia Walsh moderated a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic at the Maryland Association of Counties Winter Conference Jan. 4 in Dorchester County, Md. (Cambridge).
Counties can help build the case for investing in early childhood programs
Last year, the cost of center-based infant care exceeded one-year’s tuition and fees at a four-year public college in 28 states and the District of Columbia with the average cost of care exceeding 27 percent of the median household income for single working parents.Counties can help build the case for investing in early childhood programs
LEAD Coalition: House E&C Letter in Support of the BOLD Infrastructure Act -
Advancing Equitable Early Childhood Systems in Local Communities
When we achieve equity for infants and toddlers, we can expect that resources, opportunities, rewards and burdens are fairly distributed across groups and communities so that those with the greatest challenges are adequately supported and not further disadvantaged.[i] Even before birth, infants and toddlers are affected by social factors associaAdvancing Equitable Early Childhood Systems in Local Communities