On October 18, 2016, the Shriver Center sponsored a convening of early childhood and civil rights advocates, state policy leaders, researchers, and community service providers to discuss new data on poverty and racial disparities in access to services for children age 0-3. Below are links to several materials discussed at the convening.
Watch this recording of the presentations on CAN-TV.
Getting to Equity: Challenging Structural Racialization and Impact Bias in Early Childhood
Aisha Ray, Erikson Institute
A Statistical Portrait of Infants and Toddlers in Illinois
Carol Emig, Child Trends
Erin Flaherty Hardy, Brandeis University
A Snapshot of Illinois
Dawn V. Thomas, Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map
The Illinois Longitudinal Data System:
Addressing Key Questions on Early Childhood Service Delivery and Equity
Jonathan Furr, Education Systems Center at NIU
Latino Children and Families
Silvia Puente, Latino Policy Forum