Think Babies Early Head Start Advocacy Toolkit

Created more than 25 years ago, Early Head Start’s comprehensive approach embodies and is proven to support what all babies need to thrive: good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences. Spread the Think Babies message and take action using our resources and tools below.

Urge your policymakers to Think Babies™ by supporting Early Head Start with this this advocacy toolkit:

  • Learn more about Early Head Start in our brief.
  • Engage fellow community members and your policymakers in conversations about Early Head Start using our talking points.
  • Share social graphics that highlight Early Head Start.
  • Submit an op-ed to your local newspaper about the need for Early Head Start in your community.
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Early Head Start Brief

Learn more about what the research tells us about how Early Head Start changes lives and ZERO TO THREE's policy recommendations.

Talking Points

Use these talking points to urge your policymakers and other stakeholders to Think Babies by sharing more information about Early Head Start and how it supports infants and toddlers experiencing poverty.

Sample Op-Ed

Use the following sample op-ed to raise awareness of Early Head Start through the media. Be sure to personalize the text and make it relevant to your community in order to help policymakers Think Babies!

Social Graphics

Use these graphics to highlight Early Head Start on social media and encourage your networks to Think Babies.