PHSA Advocacy Partners

Here are a few of PHSA’s key advocacy partners in PA:

 Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (CAAP)

The CAAP is the commonwealth association representing the state’s Community Action Agencies, which provide anti-poverty planning and community development activities for low-income communities.  The PHSA and CAAP have signed a Memoradum of Understanding (MOU). This partnershipto promotes the development of collaborative efforts to provide and increase services to children and families.

The Media Moblizing Project (MMP)

MMP shot the video and created the Head Start Puts People First facebook page to help Head Start parents and staff tell their Head Start stories.

The Media Mobilizing Project (MMP) exists to build the media and communications infrastructure for a movement to end poverty, led by poor and working people, united across color lines.

Pennsylvania Child Care Association

PACCA is the statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating the provision of quality early care and education to the children of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children is a strong, effective and trusted voice to improve the health, education and well-being of children and youth in the Commonwealth. PPC is statewide, independent, non-partisan and non-profit. Their vision is to make Pennsylvania one of the top 10 states to be a child and to raise a child. Today, Pennsylvania ranks 18th in child well-being, according to the 2016 Annie E. Casey Foundation’s national KIDS COUNT report.

Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children – PennAEYC 

A State Affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), PennAEYC is a dynamic organization of over 5,300 members including 13 local Affiliates and two Chapters, offering professional development, advocacy support, networking, leadership, and other opportunities for early childhood professionals.

Early Learning PA

Early Learning PA is a statewide, non-partisan coalition supported by broad-based leadership from around the commonwealth committed to advocating for a comprehensive early childhood system that ensures that Pennsylvania’s children, particularly its most vulnerable, have access to the education and support they need to enter school ready to succeed.

Pre-K for PA

Pre-K for PA launched in January 2014 as a non-partisan issue campaign. Our goal is to ensure that every 3- and 4-year-old in the commonwealth will have access to high-quality pre-kindergarten by 2018. But we cannot do it alone! Please join our campaign community of almost 11,000 individuals, 550 organizations, and over 100 Leadership Council members who all believe that investing in our children is the right choice and an urgent necessity. Together we can make it happen!