November 2, 2023 Apply for the 2024 Early Childhood Education Advocacy Fellowship Trying Together invites early care and education providers, families, and other caregivers of young children to apply for the 2024 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Advocacy Fellowship to become a catalyst for change as an early childhood advocate. During the 12-month program, ECE Advocacy Fellows will: strengthen advocacy skills; develop leadership skills that drive positive change; gain expertise in utilizing research-based communication strategies; and receive a stipend for their time. Who Should Apply: Families and caregivers of young children Relative Care Providers Family Child Care Home Group Child Care Home Child Care Center administrators and teachers Head Start teachers Pre-k teachers PK-4 teachers and principals Home Visitors School-age Child care providers Trainers Professors in higher education Child care resource and referral professionals. Fellowship Details The program involves monthly in-person meetings, as well as dedicated small group and individual work time between these meetings. At each workshop, an informed early childhood, public policy, or community leader will facilitate, drawing on information from regional or national experts to share the latest news, research, and strategies to improve early childhood public policy. Workshops will include opportunities for networking, professional growth, and community development. Fellows will receive a stipend for their dedicated time. Trying Together offers the fellowship program at no cost to the participant and will provide lunch and snacks at each session. Travel stipends will be provided on a case-by-case basis. Application Details Apply online by December 22, 2023. Chosen participants will be notified in early January 2024. For more information or to ask questions, contact Hailee B. Roye at email@example.com or 412.213.8870.