Fatherhood

Fathers play an important role in the lives of their children, families, and communities. Building on research that demonstrates the importance of father involvement in children’s lives and the changing role fathers play within families, organizations across the country have developed programs and services to support fathers.

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This brief describes the importance of taking a systems-level approach to supporting fathers in their communities.

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We released our 2022 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap in October which provides guidance to state leaders on the most effective investments states can make to ensure all children thrive from the start. Below, you’ll find
Rigorous scientific evidence informs our annual policy guide, which gives states actionable solutions to improve outcomes for all young children.
October 13, 2022 Thousands of national and state leaders, scholars, and practitioners gathered virtually for the preeminent summit on the prenatal-to 3 period. Participants heard the latest research on the most effective policy actions state
Resources to support research on state policies that improve early childhood development and wellbeing Nashville, TN — The Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center is proud to announce a generous $300,000 multi-year grant from the Esther A.
2022 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit Thursday, October 13, 1-4pm CT / 2-5pm ETVirtual and free >> REGISTER TODAY << The first three years of rapid brain development have the most powerful impact on
Effective January 1, 2022, Dr. Cynthia Osborne joins Vanderbilt University and the Peabody College of Education and Human Development as Professor of Early Childhood Education and Policy. The Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center will fully transition