Tribal Child Care Association of California
This is a new statewide association of CCDF tribal grantees. In California, there are 36 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Lead Agency Grantees. This includes 5 consortia. Of the 104 federally recognized tribes in California - 70% have CCDF services available to them either from their own Tribe or as part of a consortium.
Berkeley Media Studies Group
BMSG helps organizations that want to change
policy or influence decision-makers develop a
media advocacy plan.
Poverty research by the Washington D.C. think
Building Child Care (BCC)
The Building Child Care Project exists to
provide a centralized clearinghouse of
information and services designed to improve
child care providers' access to financial
resources for facilities development projects in
California Department of Social
Information on Child Welfare Systems, Child Care
California Association for the Education of
Information on professional development, public
policy, annual conference.
California Budget Project
CBP was founded in 1994 to provide a source of
timely, objective and accessible expertise on
state fiscal and economic policy issues.
California Child Care Resource & Referral
The network of Child Care Resource and Referral
(R&R) agencies that are located in every
county in California.
California Department of Education
Includes information on the statewide
education system and specialized programs, which
includes local planning councils and child
California Head Start Association
The Association provides leadership and advocacy
for Head Start programs around the state.
California Center for Research on Women and
The flagship project of the Center is the
CalWORKs/Child Welfare Partnership Project.
Center for Law and Social Policy
The Center for the Study of Child Care
CSCCE focuses on issues relating to the several
million teachers and providers currently working
in center-based and home-based early care and
education settings in the United States.
Child Care and Early Education Research
CCEERC promotes high quality research in child
care and early education and the use of that
research in policymaking.
Child Care Law Center
CCLC is a national nonprofit legal services
organization that uses legal tools to make high
quality, affordable child care available to
every child, every family, and every
Children Now: a research and action
organization dedicated to assuring that children
grow up in economically secure families.
Cities and Schools - Facilities Focus
The Center for Cities and Schools works to
position high-quality education as a critical
component for broader city and metropolitan
First Five California
The California Children and Families Commission
was founded in 1998 with the passage for
Proposition 10 to provide programs and services
for children 0 to 5.
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a
national and state-by-state effort to track the
status of children in the U.S.
KidsData.org: Data and Resources about the health of California's Children; searched by region, demographic groups, and topics.
Official California Legislative
Provides information on current legislation and
Low Income Investment Fund
is a steward for capital invested in housing, child care, education, and other community-building initiatives. Liif provides a bridge between private capital markets and low income neighborhoods.
National Association of Resource & Referral
The national network of R&R agencies.
National Association for the Education of Young
The National Association for the Education of
Young Children (NAEYC) is dedicated to improving
the well-being of all young children, with
particular focus on the quality of educational
and developmental services for all children from
birth through age 8.
Association of Planning Councils
NAPC is a private, non-profit national
organization which promotes community planning
and supports its members as they provide
leadership for community-based human services
and health planning and action.
National Institute for Early Education
NIEER supports early childhood education
initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan
information based on research.
The National Child Care Information
NCCIC, a service of the federal Child Care
Bureau, is a national clearinghouse and
technical assistance center that links parents,
providers, policy-makers, researchers, and the
public to early care and education
The Insight Center for Community Economic Development
is a national research, consulting, and legal organization dedicated to building economic health and opportunity in vulnerable communities.
National Women's Law Center
The NWLC's mission is to protect and advance
the progress of women and girls at work, in
school, and in virtually every aspect of their
Preschool California is a broad-based,
multi-year, non-partisan advocacy campaign to
achieve voluntary preschool for all 4-year-olds