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New Report: Investing in the Early Years

When we invest wisely in children and families, the next generation will pay that back through a lifetime of productivity and responsible citizenship. Investing in the Early Years, a new report by the RAND Corporation and the Endowment for Health, shows the importance of prioritizing programs that benefit our youngest residents. For example, every dollar invested in high-quality public preschool programs can yield a return as high as $4. Let’s make smarter investments for New Hampshire and for our next generation.

Read the research brief by clicking on the image provided, or click here for the full report.

 

Save the Dates: Monadnock Region Community Action Forums on Early Childhood

Impact Monadnock, Monadnock Region school districts, and River Valley Community College will be hosting Monadnock Region Community Action Forums on Early Childhood in September and October 2016.

These forums will offer:

  • Opportunities for communities to make their voices heard about the challenges facing our young children and families and how best to tackle them.
  • Opportunities to create understanding and awareness of the importance of investing in early childhood as a way to improve the overall well-being of the Monadnock Region.

Forums will be facilitated by New Hampshire Listens, a civic engagement initiative of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. New Hampshire Listens works at the local and state level to support civil, public deliberation of complex issues affecting everyday lives. Check out the attached flyer for all the details.