The Change that Begins with Me: Raising Anti-Racism Awareness and Shifting Paradigms of Thought and Practice

  Virtual Conference A collaboration between Fox Valley United Way-Strong Prepared and Ready for Kindergarten (SPARK) Addison Early Childhood Collaboration (AECC) Elgin Partnership for Early Learning (EPEL)   Funded by the Grand Victoria Foundation   Friday, March 12, 2021 8:30am-12:30pm CST Registration:   Who is invited: All thought partners from early care and education, […]

Strong Strong = Bright Future Early Childhood Report Unveiling

Fox Valley United Way focuses on the most vulnerable children in the Fox Valley community and are shining a brighter light on the inequities of early childhood to ensure that all children have a strong foundation to succeed in school and life. For the past year we have been working on our report Strong Start = […]

Strong Start = Bright Future, Panel Discussion

Register here: Our panelist will share their reaction to the Strong Start = Bright Future report, their perspectives and insights about the state of early childhood in our local communities and in the State. Followed by a Q&A from the audience. Moderator:  Jeanna Capito, Early Childhood Consultant and Co-author of Strong Start = Bright Future […]

Strong Start = Bright Future, Understanding the Data – Webinar

Register Here: Presenter: Karen Yarborough, Early Childhood Consultant and Co-author of Strong Start = Bright Future Data are not just numbers; they tell a story, which deepens our understanding of the circumstances that are affecting our community and our lives. Through this discussion, we will unpack birth to five data for several communities in Kane and […]