City government leaders work tirelessly to support the quality of life of its residents. Currently, there is a great discrepancy between what families need and the affordability and access of what is available to them. Local leaders can help address this gap by prioritizing, aligning, convening and educating on actions laid out by the Early Childhood Success team at NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families.

By utilizing information found in this fact sheet, local leaders can help set the pace to further improve outcomes for young children and families in their communities and in doing so, build a brighter tomorrow.