Category Archives: Talking About For Our Babies

Now in Spanish: Getting it Right for Our Babies Video

We’re thrilled to announce that our Getting it Right for Our Babies video is now available in Spanish!Haciéndolo bien por nuestros bebésCon el costo promedio de cuidado infantil en los Estados Unidos equivalente a una matrícula universitaria y con millones de educadores de la infancia temprana que reciben salarios tan bajos, que a menudo les […]

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Podcast: Professional Expectations Without Professional Conditions

In this episode, For Our Babies founder Dr. Ron Lally, from the Center For Child and Family Studies at WestEd, talks with Marcy Whitebook, from the Center for the Study of Childcare Employment at the University of California, Berkeley, about the current state of infant/toddler workforce conditions. Length: 34 min 18 secDownload

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For Our Babies Book Signing!

Are you attending the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA? J. Ronald Lally will be signing his book on Monday April 29th between 11-12pm at the WestEd Booth #800. We hope you’ll stop by and say hello! Download the event flyer.

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Guest Blog: Chris Carducci

Advocacy: Taking Action Beyond Concern  “Babies are the future of this country and they should be cared for even in the mothers womb. The care for the mother as well as she plays a very vital role in the development of the child.  I believe every child deserves the best care. . . . It […]

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For Our Babies Poster

We need your help spreading the word about the For Our Babies campaign! We’ve created a poster for you to print and display in a prominent place such as work, school, church, your car window, a local cafe or grocery store.  The second page of the download has talking points that cover: What is the For […]

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Guest Blog: Mills College

Building Partnerships for Effective Advocacy: Connections with The Mills College School of Education An important step in building a national movement to promote the importance of the children’s first three years, is to strengthen the professional workforce responsible for working with infants, toddlers and their families during these pivotal years. The Mills College School of Education […]

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Calling All Dads! It’s Time to Share Your Stories

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ll be spending some time next week looking at dads’ experiences in their children’s early years.  You can help us explore the challenges and triumphs of fatherhood by sharing your stories. What kinds of stories? For starters, we’d love to hear about: How you’ve balanced job and family […]

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News Roundup: May 22

Highlighting the Importance Of Focusing on Babies “Once hatched, a duck can quickly go about its business, while a human infant is completely dependent on adult caregivers for about two years…. It is during this period of life that babies shape their brains from learning from others how to operate.” “Few of us pay as […]

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Raising a Mug to 1,000 Pledges and Counting…

We send our congratulations and our thanks to Stephen Frick, CEO of Trade A Favor, for his well-timed decision to support the For Our Babies mission. In exchange for being our 1,000th pledge of support, Stephen will receive a For Our Babies mug. We’re thrilled to give him the opportunity to enjoy the piping-hot beverage […]

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Win a For Our Babies Mug!

We are getting very close to our first 1,000 pledge signatures. The 1000th person to sign will win a For Our Babies mug! Spread the word with your family, friends, and colleagues. Here is a link to download a campaign flyer to pass around.

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