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Thanks for your interest in Setting a Direction for Early Childhood Leadership: A Capacity Inventory for Advocacy Organizations.

The self-assessment tool can be downloaded at

We hope you find this tool to be a helpful resource as you continue to develop your organizational advocacy strategy and approach. Please let us know if you are also interested in consultation from the Ounce of Prevention Fund national policy team to provide an overview or help implement the tool and enhance advocacy efforts by contacting us at

Below are some other helpful resources from the Ounce for early childhood advocates.

Early Childhood Advocacy Toolkit

Do you want to be a voice for young children? With the Ounce’s toolkit, you’ll learn how to educate key audiences and encourage elected officials to support early childhood initiatives.

Early Childhood Talking Points

Use our talking points to communicate the benefits of early childhood education to lawmakers, community leaders and other stakeholders.

Media 101 Training Resources

You can begin working with reporters to raise awareness of early childhood issues with these general media tips, samples of a press release and letter to the editor, a pre-recorded training, and much more.

Social Media

You can tell your friends and contacts about the importance of early childhood with the help of these videos, resources and a pre-recorded webinar.