The Wisconsin Infant Toddler Policy Project (WITPP)
Advancing a robust policy agenda to expand high quality, affordable child care and promote optimal child development and wellbeing for low-income Wisconsin families with infants and toddlers.
Goal 1: All low-income families have equitable access to the information and supports they need to promote optimal early childhood development and well-being.
Goal 2: All low-income families will have equitable access to a range of affordable, high quality, culturally-and linguistically- responsive child care options that meet their employment and
Goal 3: The early childhood workforce will have the skills, training, and support to deliver high quality
care with commensurate compensation.
- Work with early childhood educators and other multi-sector partners to form a united voice on the importance of infant and toddler care in Wisconsin.
- Build a strong network of early childhood education champions comprised of business leaders, grassroots coalitions, K-12 leaders, philanthropic partners, early childhood educators, parents, chambers of commerce, and other community leaders.
- Advance a robust policy and budget action plan to support the critical needs of Wisconsin’s low-income families with infants and toddlers.
The WITPP State Collaborative Team Members
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Black Child Development Institute Milwaukee
Children’s Healthy Alliance of WI (Reach Out and Read WI)
Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Education/Hoocak Ee Cooni Waziperes Hocira
League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board
Office of Early Learning Initiatives-City of Milwaukee
Penfield Children’s Center
Primary Health Care Association
Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin
Reach Dane/Reach Green
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Supporting Families Together Association
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha Co.
United Way of Portage County
United Way of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and WIAAP Foundation
Wisconsin Community Action Program
Wisconsin Council of Churches
Wisconsin Counties Association
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
Wisconsin Head Start Association
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network
Wisconsin Strive Together Partnership
Wisconsin Towns Association