Advocacy & Resources for Early Learning

EveryChild California tracks a wide range of legislative, regulatory, and legal issues, looking at policy and budget matters in terms of their impact on the early care and education field, families and children birth through five. EveryChild California shapes public policy through grassroots activism, our programmatic committees, and our Educators Voice Network. 

Our Advocacy Priorities 

Elevate Your Voice

Learn how EveryChild California advocates for our children and families.  Join us in advocating for subsidized early care and education programs. 

ECE Voices

Are you ready to elevate your voice? Then join ECE Voices, and join other teachers and practitioners in direct contracting programs, and become a part of our new community of advocates. EveryChild CA membership not required. Email

Legislative Weekly Update

Sign up for our Legislative Weekly Update where we include up-to-date bill, budget, and legislative hearing information that pertains to subsidized early care and education programs. 
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Direct and Indirect Contracting Committees.  

Our Programmatic Committees advises our organization on public policy matters and develops recommendations on specific legislation or proposed regulatory activities for direct contracting programs, California State Preschool Programs and General Child Care. And in-direct contracting programs, Alternative Payment and Resource and Referrals.