On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Linn County Early Childhood Iowa (ECI) co-sponsored the Linn County League of Women Voters Forum held at the Kirkwood Community College Regional Center in Hiawatha. A large crowd attended to meet with the 8 Linn County Legislators that participated. Linn County ECI was honored to provide the first question asked of Legislators regarding how they would improve access and quality of early care and education for children of working families.
Why Early Childhood? Reason #1…Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything by the ounce of prevention: http://youtu.be/GbSp88PBe9E
Reason #2…James Heckman- The Urgency of Now by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SB8svwf5uk
Reason #3…Early Learning Matters by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=735fdRyhi8o&NR=1