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Equity from the Start: Shifting from Intentions to Outcomes (Virtual Summit)

The Partner Plan Act Conference is an annual event that typically takes place in person and brings early childhood system stakeholders together from across Illinois to learn, network, and deepen their community systems knowledge and skills.

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Plan Together

Using Data: Tools and Resources for Collaborations

On August 29, 2017, Partner Plan Act hosted a webinar called Data-Driven Community Planning to share information and tools for collaborations to use data in their community planning.

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Work Together

How Can We Get More Men Involved in Our Programs?

You often hear school staff wondering out loud about how to get more men engaged in the planned activities for families.

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Partner Together

Communities can have a greater impact by working together and incorporating diverse perspectives to create thriving partnerships.

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Plan Together

When communities plan together, they are better able to address complex community problems through systems-level change.

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Act Together

Communities engage in a continuous learning process to improve outcomes for children and families while advocating for state-wide systems change.

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Learn Together

Build the capacity of your local early childhood collaboration to strengthen community systems.

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Upcoming Training

2020 Partner Plan Act Conference



KIDS Data: A Guide for Early Childhood Collaborations



Engaging School District Toolkit



ABLe Change Framework


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WeConnect Online Community Sign Up

Illinois Action for Children is thrilled to announce our new online collaboration platform, WeConnect! Get ready to take your community systems development work to a whole new level. It’s free to join and once you are approved and set up, you’ll have 24/7 access to:

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Collaboration Institute

The Partner Plan Act Collaboration Institute (PPACI) is a year-long program of the Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) project designed to support early childhood collaborations strengthen their impact. We are currently accepting applications for our third collaboration institute, and applications must be submitted by no later than June 1, 2020.

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On-Demand Learning

On-Demand Learning offers the opportunity for collaboration leaders, early childhood advocates, and community members to take learning into their own hands. Thanks to generous funding from Illinois State Board of Education, and in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood.

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About Partner Plan Act

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Part of Illinois Action for Children

Since our founding in 1969, Illinois Action for Children has worked to create systems of early care and education that help strengthen families and communities.

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