A project of Wheelock College’s ASPIRE Institute since July 2011, Connected Beginnings Training Institute (CBTI) was launched by the United Way of Massachusetts Bay/Merrimack Valley, Inc. (UWMB) in 2006 to build the capacity of infant and early … Read More
This documentary series, set to debut early in 2015 on PBS, has been developed as a further exploration into the root causes of class and racial inequalities in health. With a focus set on the impact of society and policy on the earliest years of life, The Raising of America seeks to deepen the conversation on the evidence and urgency for investment in improving outcomes for all of America’s children.
Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The early childhood workforce 25 years after the National Child Care Staffing Study (Whitebrook, Phillips, & Howes)
Revisiting the 1989 landmark study on the poverty-level wages of early childhood staff, the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley has brought the data up-to-date and with it, a renewed energy to the cause of worthy wages for worthy work.