EVENTS & CHAPTER UPDATES
From Advocacy Day to Week of the Young Child, we know that this time has us thinking, planning, and, as always, playing!
Week of the Young Child (WOYC)
The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. This year's event is April 16–20, 2018! Look for ideas
and share your ideas and events on our
Rally On The Steps of the State House on Monday, April 23rd!
Join your colleagues from across the Commonwealth at the State House to ask legislators for their continued support and increased investments for children and families.
Don’t forget to wear
and bring artwork from children in your programs!
10:00 AM - Gather on the steps
10:30 AM - Speaking Program
11:15 AM - Meetings with Legislators
Contact your state Senator and Representative to schedule a meeting. To find out who your state legislators are, call or 1-800-462-VOTE, or go to the following website: www.wheredoivotema.com.
Sponsors (to date):
MADCA, Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs, ABCD Boston, Jumpstart, Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children (MAAEYC), Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership, Massachusetts Association for Community Action, Massachusetts Head Start Association, Nurtury, Strategies for Children/ Early Education for All, The Children’s Workshop, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
to let us know if you are joining us for Advocacy Day!
If you are interested in becoming more involved in MAAEYC where you live and/or work, think about participating in our Chapters! There are currently three active chapters:
- Worcester County
- Essex County
- Cape & Islands
- Middlesex County (newly forming chapter!)
For more information, please click
and let us know which chapter you are interested in. If you would like to help create a chapter in your area, please let us know. We can help make that happen!