With the new year right around the corner, we are excited for all the great opportunities to come in 2019! Before we ring in the new year, we want to highlight some of the important resources we've shared over the past 12 months. Thank you to all of the funders and stakeholders who have helped make this year so successful. We'll see you in 2019!
The case for investing in early education
In an effort to spread awareness about the strong case for investing in early childhood education, Groundwork Ohio released a series of fact sheets, each focused on a different issue children and families are facing in Ohio. These fact sheets include:
Ohio early childhood race and rural equity
Groundwork Ohio embarked on the Ohio Early Childhood Race and Rural Equity project to bring greater understanding among policymakers and stakeholders of how race and location matters to the policies, institutions, and systems that shape the future for children and families in Ohio. Our equity resources include:
Engaging with Ohio's next governor
Groundwork Ohio partnered with the Ohio Children's Hospital Association to create the Vote for Ohio Kids campaign--a nonpartisan engagement effort aimed at ensuring Ohio's next governor made early education and healthcare a top priority. Groundwork's gubernatorial engagement resources include a guide for stakeholder engagement and our Vote for Ohio Kids fact sheets on Ohio's early education system:
As we wrap up 2018, the Groundwork Ohio staff is proud to look back on the collective efforts of early childhood advocates over the past year. Together, we've supported sound policy for Ohio kids, engaged in important conversations about early childhood race and rural equity, and educated gubernatorial candidates about the importance of investing in our youngest learners. Check out our Impact Report to learn more!