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PHA “Building a Healthier Future” Summit (May 2-4)

Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) “Building a Healthier Future” Summit is a must-attend event for all corporations, nonprofits, and others focused on creating solutions to ensure every child grows up at a healthy weight. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for those in the private sector to sit with their nonprofit, academic, and government […]

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Week of the Young Child (Apr 16-20)

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. We’re so excited for a week long celebration of our youngest learners. Plan your celebration today with event ideas and activities below: Music Monday […]

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CACFP 50th Celebration

They say “a picture is a worth a 1,000 words.” What would a thousand pictures be worth? Let’s find out together. May 8th, 2018 is the 50th Birthday of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Nemours Children’s Health System and the National CACFP Forum want to celebrate with the entire CACFP community by […]

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Childhood Obesity Epidemic Continues

New research from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that the U.S. child obesity epidemic is not easing, as some earlier research suggested. According to a study in the March 2018 Pediatrics, “Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in US Children, 1999-2016,” rates of overweight and obesity have increased in all age groups among children […]

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Child Care Aware Symposium (Apr 17-20)

Child Care Aware® of America Symposium 2018 is April 17-20, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC. The Symposium is a biennial event that brings together child care experts, Child Care Resource and Referral leaders and staff, child care providers, researchers, policymakers, parents and early childhood education students to discuss the hottest topics of research, […]

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CWLA National Conference (Apr 26-29)

The 2018 Child Welfare League of America National Conference, Advancing Excellence in Practice & Policy: Building Resilience in Changing Times, will highlight how organizations are advancing excellence in child and family services in changing times. Conference presentations will feature evidence-informed/evidence-based programs, practices and related policies and tools that lead to the successful implementation of the […]

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National Smart Start Conference (Apr 30-May 3)

The National Smart Start Conference is the nation’s largest conference devoted to early education systems and strategies. The conference provides advanced professional development for early education leaders committed to improving the quality of and access to early childhood services for all children ages birth to five. It is intended for professionals who support families, for […]

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Healthy Food Activities and Printables Available

Nourish Interactive is a web-based company that is dedicated to supporting parents and caregivers by providing useful information to help educate children about the importance of good nutrition and exercise. Their mission is to offer fun, innovative solutions that empower children to make healthy choices. They support parents and teachers with free interactive games, healthy […]

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CACFP Leadership and Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, in cooperation with the National CACFP Forum, draws anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocates; federal, state and local government officials; child advocates; representatives of food banks and food rescue organizations; and nutrition and anti-obesity groups. Members of Congress, Hill staff, and key Administration officials attend the conference, provide comments as part of […]

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AMCHP Annual Conference

February 10-13, 2018   Join top maternal and child health leaders and thinkers at AMCHP 2018. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to connect and network with more than 800 public health officials who share an interest in maternal and child health (MCH). The AMCHP 2018 Annual Conference will be held February 10-13, 2018, at […]

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