Advocacy Partners

First 5 Fox Valley leads advocacy efforts for policies, programs and funding systems that support families by:

  • Advocating for policies, regulations, programs and funding that supports families with children 0-5.
  • Coordinating systems
  • Committing financial resources to bring champions and allies together
  • Providing alignment, engagement and collaboration across all sector to understand gaps in services and better understand where community resources should be allocated.

Advocacy Collaborations:

  • Stronger Together Fox Valley- Good Early Start Team
  • Child Care Resource & Referral
  • Greater Fox Valley Child Care Alliance
  • Wisconsin Infant & Toddler Policy Project
  • Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA)
  • Supporting Families Together Association
  • Wisconsin Department of Children & Families

Recent Advocacy Actions:

Wisconsin Child Care Strong & Child Care Counts FAQ’s (March 22, 2021) Governor Evers proposes major increase in child care spending Business Struggling to keep Employees – Child Care issues Wisconsin awarded Preschool Development Grant- 30 million over 3 years