Projects & Outreach: Early Childhood Community Link
People, communities, state agencies, colleges and universities are doing incredible things to strengthen early childhood programs across Nebraska. The Early Childhood Community Link (ECCL) is a resource center for state agencies and local communities to improve communication, to implement best practices, to identify gaps and barriers and to strengthen early childhood systems. Users can utilize a variety of search methods such as: location, funding type and ages served. The indexed programs include:
- Care & Education
- Community Assessments
- Community Resources & Services
- Professional Development
- Initiatives & Projects
- Community Planning Groups
- Family Organizations
Visit Early Childhood Community Link today!
- Charlotte "Charlie" Lewis, Director
(402) 472-9815 or
- Allison Jones, IT Administrator
(402) 472-0458 or
- Jessica Cook, Project Assistant/Web Production Specialist
(402) 472-9827 or
Is to conduct research, analyze policy, and provide education and community service. The purpose of CCFL's activities is to enhance the well-being of children, youth, and families.
Children are extraordinarily precious members of society, they are exquisitely alert, sensitive, and conscious of their surroundings; and they are extraordinarily vulnerable to maltreatment or emotional abuse by adults who refuse to give them the profound respect and affection to which they are unconditionally entitled.
- Wisdom of the Elders, quoted in Kids Are Worth It, by Barbara Coloroso, ch. 1 (1994).