COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of a strong early childhood system as essential to a thriving community – one where young children, starting from birth, have the resources and opportunities to succeed and where families are supported.

In order to respond, recover and rebuild, our nation’s cities, towns and villages need empowered leaders who prioritize the well-being of young children and their families. This one-pager outlines four key strategies and serves as a quick guide for local leaders looking to grow and promote early childhood success in their communities.