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Understanding DC's Data on Young Children

EDI: A Community-Level Tool

Data Collection

EDI Domains

Exploring EDI Outcomes

Acting on Early Childhood Data

Acting for Our Children

You are a crucial part of Our Children, Our Community, Our Change – and your involvement can be as simple as starting a conversation. We will provide you with all of the resources you need to help you harness the EDI data to spark change and action!

Our Children, Our Community, Our Change seeks to build a movement of organizations, institutions, and individuals working across the District to move our community’s practices and policies to better support young children and their families. Together, we can identify barriers, establish citywide priorities, and create stronger systems to support children and families. 

How Do I Get Involved? 

CHECK OUT THE TOOLKIT:

HOST A CONVERSATION AND SPARK ACTION

Citizen's Action Guide

Facilitation guide to champion early childhood data, with helpful resources to lead a conversation on the EDI

Discussion to Action Template

Complementary questions to help you plan a conversation around the EDI data

Sample Meeting Invitation and Follow-up Note

Email templates to promote your gathering

Sample Meeting Agenda

Meeting template to get you started

SHARE THE DATA

PowerPoint Data Presentation

Comprehensive presentation, with full suite of EDI maps and facilitation notes (via Dropbox)

Citywide Subdomain Trends

Presentation supplement with the EDI subdomain charts

EDI Domain Maps

Download individual maps

EDI Map Packet

Full PDF pack (via Dropbox)

DISCUSS THE EDI WITH YOUR SCHOOL/CENTER

Acting on the DOMAINS: Schools and Centers

Ways your early childhood school or center can utilize the EDI domains for actionable change

Understanding the EDI School Report

If your school/center collected EDI data, quickly navigate your report

Sample Teacher Letter

If your school/center collected EDI data, thank teachers for their participation

Using Citywide Data

If your school/center did not participate in the EDI, take concrete steps to harness the outcomes locally

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

EDI in DC Overview

Fact sheet to further explain the EDI in DC

Additional Request Form

Submit a request for more tools/resources

EDI Items by Domain/Subdomain

Learn about each subdomain and measurement item

Profiles of Children in Subdomains

Better understand the EDI subdomains and what it means to be "ready" for school

Glossary of Terms

Define the EDI terminology

Healthcare Professionals Overview

Fact sheet for those in healthcare to better understand how the EDI outcomes can be beneficial in their daily work

Have another idea or REQUEST? Contact ourchildren@raisedc.org so we can support you!

 

SHARE BACK

Share with Our Children, Our Community, Our Change your commitments and your actions, individually or collectively. You’ll inspire others to act and help demonstrate how we can, together, create a stronger system for children and families in DC:


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