Mission: See the mission statement above.
Programs: State-based advocacy - the alliance invests in advocacy activities "outside government" to inform policy debates. We invest in both traditional and non-traditional organizations, including child advocates, business and civic leaders, law enforcement, and national non-profit organizations.
strategic and broad-based leadership - the alliance invests in effective leadership "inside government" to build new champions for early childhood policy. We invest in activities to inform policy and budget debates and decisions.
knowledge development and dissemination - the alliance invests in new information and dissemination activities. We support new research and policy analysis/synthesis and share it with advocates and leaders.