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What it’s like to raise and support infants and toddlers today

Hear from families, providers and advocates across Illinois about their experiences raising young children, what they need to help provide the best possible care for their families and how they’re pushing for policy change to better support children prenatal-to-age 3.

Improving the quality of life for all infants, toddlers and those who love and care for them is at the forefront of the Illinois Prenatal to Three Agenda. The Agenda can be a game changer for Illinois' children as we work together to build alignment and raise family voice.”

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Meet Marianne Pokorny

Learn more about Marianne Pokorny, director of civic engagement at YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, and why she believes the Raising Illinois Coalition is a game changer for infants, toddlers and those who care for them across the state.

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Do you have a story you want to share with us about your experience as a new parent or caregiver? Or, how you are advocating for Illinois’ youngest learners?

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