1. Stay informed.
Sign up to receive informational emails about child development, Let’s Grow Kids activities and how you can support Vermont’s children.
2. Become a Let’s Grow Kids Supporter.
Sign our Pledge to Vermont’s children today to demonstrate your support.
3. Become a Let’s Grow Kids Ambassador.
Join Vermonters across the state to educate your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues about the importance of the first years. We’ll provide you with an easy-to-use toolkit, online educational materials and simple ways for you to help Vermont’s children by educating your community. Check off the activities you're interested in doing on our Pledge form.
4. Tell your family, friends and colleagues about Let’s Grow Kids.
Get the message out to more Vermonters!
5. Send a Letter to the Editor.
Educate your community members and local legislators about the importance of the first years by submitting a letter to the editor with the help of Let’s Grow Kids. Email our communications manager to request support in drafting your letter.
6. Tell us about community events.
We want to hear from you about community events (fairs, farmers markets, parades) in your town or county that we should attend to distribute educational materials. Email our field director, Brian Maier, about events in your area.
7. Create a buzz on social media.
8. Become a spokesperson.
Are you passionate about the importance of high-quality, affordable child care? Do you enjoy public speaking? Are you comfortable speaking to the media? We're always seeking champions to publicly speak up for our cause. To inquire about getting trained as a media spokesperson for our campaign, contact our communications manager, Nicole Haley, here.
9. Invite a speaker.
Invite a trained LGK speaker to your Rotary Club, board meeting, play group, staff meeting, church, synagogue, mom’s or dad’s group, book group or to any gathering with folks interested in supporting Vermont’s children. Check out our list of Speakers Bureau members here, and click here to book a speaker.
10. Join your local Building Bright Futures Regional Council.
Building Bright Futures serves as the governance structure for Vermont's early childhood system, striving to promote improvements in access, quality and affordability of early care and learning, as well as prevention and intervention services for families and young children. Regional councils serve as a conduit between local communities and the state to improve the quality of early care, health, and education of children through age 8, pregnant women and families. Improve the lives of children and families in your community by joining your Building Bright Futures Regional Council. Click here to find your region.
11. Are you a business leader?
Check out the special actions related to your business that you can take, here.