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Prenatal to Three Policy Impact Center Launched at UT-Austin

With initial support from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, The University of Texas at Austin launched the Prenatal-to-Three Policy Impact Center at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. The Impact Center will actively connect policy leaders, scholars, advocates, and funders, and will facilitate ongoing conversations between those who conduct early childhood research and those who develop and implement policies that reduce disparities and strengthen the prenatal-to-three years of a child’s life.

Led by Dr. Cynthia Osborne, associate dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs and director of the Child and Family Research Partnership at The University of Texas at Austin, will collaborate with early childhood leaders from across the country to provide an annual Prenatal-to-Three State Policy Roadmap to help states build effective systems of support for infants, toddlers, and their families.

The Impact Center’s work will be guided by a National Advisory Council comprised of early childhood leaders, which will inform the development of the PN-3 State Policy Roadmap, fostering dialogue among scholars, practitioners, state leaders, advocates and funders across sectors.

Learn more about the Impact Center here.