Advancement Project Closing the Opportunity Gap

Save the Date for Early Education Water Cooler Conference

Join us on February 22-23, 2016 in Sacramento for our Early Learning Water Cooler Conference! “Stronger Together: Transforming Opportunity for Every Child” The Early Learning Water Cooler Conference strives to ensure that California’s children ages 0-5 benefit from access to quality early learning opportunities.  The conference is designed as an opportunity for policy leaders, experts,

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Urban Peace Launches as Separate Project

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The Advancement Project Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Urban Peace program, as of August 1, 2015, is now a separate entity that is currently being incubated by Community Partners but on its way to becoming its own stand-alone nonprofit organization called Urban Peace Institute. The Board of Directors believes that Urban Peace Institute can stand independently today and deliver the impactful, quality work it has been known for.

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The Early Care and Education Landscape in Los Angeles County

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There are nearly 650,000 children 0-5 in Los Angeles County according to the 2011 American Community Survey. The ZIP code of Los Angeles County’s youngest children from birth to 5 frequently predetermines their early education opportunities and lower income children often find themselves with few options available.

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