Policy & Leadership
Learn how you can affect policy change.
To get at the root causes of the disparities we see in early childhood, it is critical to have a deeper understanding of child development, our early care and education systems, and the barriers that stem from institutional racism. The science of child development, the power of data and the wisdom of community voices help inform more effective policy solutions.
Find out how we engage and contribute expertise on early childhood policy to policy tables, maintaining a focus on workforce issues and building a diverse pipeline of advocates.
Learn more about our fellowship programs and workshops on early childhood science, social service systems, and current issues.
Apply an anti-racist approach to your project and strategic planning with coaching support and add to your staff’s professional growth with tailored learning experiences from Erikson.
Our Policy and Leadership Department offers professionals across the nonprofit and corporate sectors dynamic learning experiences on anti-racism practices in language and data to inform communication and data analysis.
*Data from Barbara Bowman Leadership Fellows and previous iterations of the program.
Tools for You
Hosted by Penny Smith, director of learning and impact, Erikson’s Policy and Leadership Team invites you to join us to hear about trending headlines and how children can and should be centered.
Support for Erikson’s Policy & Leadership Department is provided by an Anonymous Donor and:
Latest News & Press
Review a policy brief, devour research articles, and unpack the latest early childhood development news and trends.