Jumpstart’s Legislative Policy Positions and Priorities

Jumpstart believes in and advocates for the following:

  • Accessible, high-quality early education
  • A professional, stable, and well-compensated early education workforce
  • Affordable higher education that incorporates valuable workforce training opportunities
  • A commitment to national service

We know we can’t accomplish these lofty goals on our own. In addition, to support from our alums and network of leaders and champions, we benefit from our partnerships with Voices for National ServiceAmerica ForwardCommon Start CoalitionBlack Californians United for Early Care & Education, California’s Early Care and Education (ECE) CoalitionEmpire State Campaign for Child CareCity’s First Readers Coalition, and more, to advance a public policy agenda that champions innovative and effective solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems.

View our Position and Priority documents below:

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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