Early Childhood Funding is Focus of Star Power Event
1,000 supporters to gather
It will be the largest Star Power Event since it began in 2007.
“This issue is more important than ever as the state makes cuts to balance the current budget and works on the 2010 budget,” said
Many of the rally participants will be members of the 55 Great Start Collaboratives that help communities develop, implement and evaluate local, comprehensive early childhood systems. After a
“We now have a full contingent of Great Start Collaboratives, which will allow thousands of
The Great Start initiative was launched in 2004 as a movement to create public understanding that learning begins at birth and that investment in early childhood health, development and learning is crucial to the state’s economic future. The ECIC is a unique public, nonprofit corporation created to invest in
The ECIC and the Great Start Collaboratives, the two primary units of Great Start, are sponsoring the Star Power Event.
For more information about the ECIC, visit http://www.ecic4kids.org.