Florida ECCS Seeks Early Childhood Consultants!

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Florida ECCS  is seeking assistance from 1-3 consultants with professional expertise in one or more of the areas highlighted above. Consultants interested in addressing more than one area must demonstrate specific expertise in each topic, as well as availability to dedicate the time required to complete expected tasks (see below). While the exact number of […]

Champions for Children Selected As New FL ECCS Place-Based Community!

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Champions for Children has been selected as the new FL ECCS place-based community. Champions for Children (CFC), formerly known as the Child Abuse Council, was founded in 1977 as the Hillsborough County community’s answer to the epidemic of child abuse and neglect. CFC prevents child abuse and neglect by providing state-of-the-art family education programs that […]

Florida ECCS Joins Forces with Project HOPE!

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The purpose of the ECCS Impact Project is to enhance early childhood systems building and demonstrate improved outcomes in population-based children’s developmental health and family well-being indicators using a Collaborative, Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) approach. An additional goal of the ECCS Impact Project is the development of collective impact expertise, implementation and sustainability of […]

NICHQ Video on Systems Change

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From education to healthcare to public policy, building an early childhood system means tapping a diverse set of stakeholders, each with valuable insight and expertise. Separately, each sector has limited reach. Together, they have unmatched potential. Interested in hearing from the ECCS CoIIN stakeholders about how they’re aligning strengths to form a cohesive system? Watch this […]

FL ECCS Seeks New Place-Based Community

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The FL Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Impact initiative is seeking a place-based community to lead local systems building activities aimed at demonstrably improving developmental outcomes for children age 0-3. Interested applicants must document experience in implementing a place-based approach to address community needs, with a particular focus on children age 0-3; have established partnerships with […]

Florida ECCS Visits Beautiful St. Petersburg—CIC Summit & Lake Maggiore Shores PBC!

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The Florida ECCS Impact Initiative was represented at the Community Indicators Consortium (CIC) Impact Summit in beautiful St. Petersburg, FL. The Summit took place November 16 & 17th and focused on exploring the role of data in supporting community change. The Summit focused on specific issues of interest including: Place-Based Initiatives, Child and Family Well-Being, […]

ECCS Explores Parent Experience Using Services and Adopts Expanded Focus on Racial Equity

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The Florida ECCS Impact Project is closing out its first year of implementation and a lot of great work has been done at the state and local levels. In the first year, both the Miami Children’s Initiative and New Town Success Zone in Jacksonville have built solid ECCS CoIIN teams, strengthened their teams’ knowledge of […]