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May 30, 2024

How BBF Develops Our Annual Policy Recommendations

Each year, BBF develops Policy Recommendations with input from families, early childhood professionals, and other partners from across the Network. The recommendations aim to highlight the current gaps and needs […]

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May 13, 2024

BBF’s Approach to Advisement in 2024

On May 11, Vermont’s General Assembly officially adjourned and brought the 2023-2024 biennium to a close in Montpelier. Over the course of the session, Building Bright Futures (BBF) played a […]

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May 9, 2024

BBF Announces Spring 2024 VECF Grant Recipients

Building Bright Futures is excited to announce the recipients of the Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF) awards for spring 2024! The fund supports creative solutions that will improve the well-being […]

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April 22, 2024

Fill Out the Family Leadership Inventory Survey

We’re asking agencies and organizations that have statewide leadership opportunities for families and caregivers to advise on policy making, program implementation, or other system-wide efforts to complete the Family Leadership […]

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March 14, 2024

Read the Summary of Our Report on Act 76 Monitoring

BBF is expanding our written communications to include plain language versions of reports whenever possible. This will promote accessibility to important information about our work and the early childhood system […]

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February 13, 2024

Our New Early Childhood Data Portal Has Launched

We’re excited to announce that we’ve just launched an Early Childhood Data Portal as part of VermontKidsData.org. The portal has indicators across all sectors that impact children and families: basic needs, child […]

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