2019 Policy Handout
The Let's Grow Kids (LGK) Pamphlet
General information about the campaign and early childhood development.
The LGK Petition
A statement of support for increasing public investments in early childhood.
Tips for Talking to Your Legislator
A double-sided handout about how to broach the topic of high-quality affordable child care with a legislator if they visit you while door-knocking or you attend a candidate forum.
Talking to Your Legislator
The Economic Impact of Child Care
Double-sided handout explains how high-quality, affordable child care benefits Vermont's children, families, businesses and economy.
What is Early Care & Learning?
Double-sided handout showing a sample day in the life of a provider as she serves the children and families in her program.
Early Care & Learning
Brain Science Handout
Double-sided document about early brain development and what children need to support healthy development. Useful for any audience.
Building the Brain
Letter to the Editor Toolkit
This toolkit will walk you through the process of writing a letter to the editor of your local paper - an important way to make a big impact. Policy-makers and other leaders read letters to the editor to stay tuned in to the hearts and minds of their communities.
Letter to the Editor
No Small Matter Movie Screening Toolkit
Kids Out Loud Flash Mob Toolkit
Energize and organize your community around a better future for Vermont kids with an aspirational, family-friendly event: a Kids Out Loud flash mob! You'll find all the resources you need to plan and execute a successful event in this toolkit.
Kids Out Loud
Who's Who and What's What in Vermont's Early Care and Learning System
Report to help others in our state learn more about the system supporting Vermont's young children and their families.
Who's Who and What's What
Women, Work and Child Care
LGK and Vermont Commission on Women policy statement on the intersection of child care, the economy and gender equity in Vermont.
Women, Work and Child Care
Growing Vermont's Kids: A Policy Vision for Early Care & Learning in Vermont
LGK policy statement outlining challenges facing Vermont kids and families, the opportunities to better support them, and what a comprehensive Vermont early care and learning system looks like.
Growing VT Kids
Strengthening the Foundation of Vermont's Early Care and Learning System
LGK's 2019 legislative action agenda containing concrete policy changes that will move us closer to our goal of affordable access to high-quality child care for all Vermont families.
2019 Legislative Action Agenda
Blue Ribbon Commission on Financing High Quality, Affordable Child Care
2016 report on how we could expand Vermont's early care and learning system to make high-quality, affordable child care accessible to all children who need it.
Building Vermont's Future From the Child Up Summit Report
2017 report providing an overview of BBF's progress in engaging diverse stakeholders in a statewide effort to explore and develop recommendations for a comprehensive integrated early care and learning system.
Building Vermont's Future From the Child Up Think Tank Report
2018 report with recommendations for concrete, actionable steps that inform the development of Vermont's early care and learning system to a future that will serve the state’s children and families for generations to come.
Think Tank Report
Vermont's Early Care & Learning Dividend Report
2017 Vermont Business Roundtable’s Research & Education Foundation report on the economic impact of investing in early care and learning in Vermont.
Vermont ECLD Report
Stalled at the Start Sheets by County
"Investments in Early Childhood Development Yield High Public Returns"
Presentation by Rob Grunewald, economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, who visited Vermont in 2015 to speak to state legislators about investing in the early years.