Recommended Reading: Every Voice Matters – The Importance of Advocacy

In this article originally posted in Early Childhood Education Journal, there is an important discussion about the commitment it takes to be an advocate in the early education space: to speak up even when it’s difficult and to understand that your efforts as an advocate are not in vain. As an alumni of Jumpstart, you likely understand first-hand the challenges faced by advocates, families, and communities to have their needs understood and met. This article is a great resource for those interested in becoming an advocate, and/or amping up your existing advocacy efforts. By giving a voice to those who might otherwise not be heard, you are making a difference.

“Although some advocacy efforts are more successful than others, it is the process of the advocacy and voices behind it that matter most.”

Read more in the Early Childhood Education Journal.

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