Ohio Take the Wheel


As we continue to build a movement focused on the unique needs of Ohio’s youngest children, Groundwork Ohio is committed to providing an impact on policies that work for young kids. One of the ways our team drives change is by providing accurate data and expert insights to provide a comprehensive view of gaps and opportunities in our great state. In addition to providing unique data analysis, we have access to a robust national network of experts who provide context for how our state is performing and investing, or not, in policies that improve the lives of babies and their families.


Today, we joined thousands of state lawmakers, advocates, researchers, and practitioners at the 2023 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit to hear which states are driving improvements for children and their families. The Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center hosts the Summit annually to share a national and state landscape of progress. Under the trusted, expert leadership of Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Ohio has an updated policy roadmap to help inform our work.


American adults believe the cost associated with raising a family is the biggest challenge facing American families overall, with concerns about technology, including social media and video games, tied with “high work demands and parental
The United States is the only industrialized nation without a paid leave policy. I spent the better part of last week at a conference hosted by the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center looking at Paid Family
Expanded income eligibility for health insurance is one of 12 evidence-based policies included in our 2023 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap, which details states’ progress toward adopting and implementing policies that effectively improve child and family