Restoring childhood and the virtues of play requires a movement of people just like you!  It takes courage to be the lone ranger, but real movements are formed by those who are also willing to follow.  Please take a look at the list and links of organizations who are doing the work of advocacy and change.  Become a follower, fan, member, contributor, or donor.  And know that it takes as much courage to follow as it does to lead.  

 

If you know of an organization doing the work of creating, sustaining, preserving, or enriching the lives of children by protecting the special rights that they deserve, please let us know in the comment section below and we will add them as a resource!

National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Children's Champions (do not have to be a member to sign up)

NAEYC

Children Now

- National, state and local research policy and advocacy to improve the lives of kids

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

- Advocates against commercialization of our children

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

- Law enforcement advocates for programs supporting children

WestEd

- Investigating in children prenatal to age 3

Dr. James Heckman

- Nobel Prize-winning economist stresses investigating in early childhood education for the country's economic success

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

- Focus on child care workforce issues; numerous research studies

Ready Nation

- Links importance of business support for investment in early education 

The Ounce

- Advocacy toolkit

Zero to Three

- Focus on children birth to age 3
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