Apply now for the Nebraska Early Childhood Policy Leadership Academy 

The PLA is Nebraska’s premier, non-partisan leadership development program focused on shaping policies that positively impact children’s healthy care and development. Applications are open through June 10.   

Early Childhood Policy

We help government officials make informed, strategic decisions.

Strategic Engagement

We bring more people into the early childhood conversation.

Research & Analysis

We illuminate the issues with credible information and insight.

Successful Children. Strong Families.
Prosperous Communities.

We promote policies that support the early care, education and healthy development of our state’s youngest children—and create opportunity
for all Nebraskans.

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Nebraska Medicaid’s postpartum extension means more support for moms and their babies. Visit IServe.Nebraska.gov to find out if you qualify for Medicaid. ... See MoreSee Less

Let your voice be heard! The Nebr. Dept of Health and Human Services is asking Nebraskans to take this brief survey to help shape our state's application for funding of the federal Title V Maternal Child Health (MCH) Block Grant. The grant pays for many services and programs#Nebraskaraska families.We need your voice!

We are gathering public input on the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant application to the federal government through an online survey.

Survey closes June 3!

Survey Link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/TitleVNA_SM

Title V MCH Action Plan: dhhs.ne.gov/MCAH/Title%20V%20MCH%20Action%20Plan%20-%20Public%20Input.pdf

More information: dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Title-V-Public-Input.aspx
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Let your voice be heard! The Nebr. Dept of Health and Human Services is asking Nebraskans to take this brief survey to help shape our states application for funding of the federal Title V Maternal Child Health (MCH) Block Grant. The grant pays for many services and programs for #Nebraska families.

Congrats on reaching this milestone #earlychildhood grads—your hard work and commitment will serve you well as you embark on a new chapter working with our state's youngest learn#EarlyChildhoodWorkforceforce ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats on reaching this milestone #EarlyChildhood grads—your hard work and commitment will serve you well as you embark on a new chapter working with our states youngest learners! #EarlyChildhoodWorkforce

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Such an important profession- labor of love! Congrats!