In partnership with the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), NLC builds upon Early Learning Communities: Building Blocks for Success to provide further guidance for local leaders act on early childhood success for their communities through four building blocks that make up an Early Learning Community:
- Community leadership, commitment and public will to make early childhood a priority
- Quality services that work for all young children and their families
- Neighborhoods where families can thrive
- Policies that support and are responsive to families.