Ways to Celebrate the Week of the Young Child (2007)
- WYC honors children from birth through age eight in America.
- WYC honors the adults who help children make the most of the opportunities of their early years.
- WYC offers a chance to celebrate the learning opportunities of young children.
- WYC recognizes the responsibilities we share for young children make the most of the early years.
There are several local celebrations during the Week of the Young Child designed to build broader support for early childhood programs that nurture young children’s early learning and growth:
April 19 @ 7:15pm – Mayoral Proclamation declaring Week of Young Child at Northampton City Council meeting.
April 21 @ 11am – Rally and speak-out ont the Greenfield Town Common to honor the child care community by bringing attention to the issues of equity, peace & justice for children, families & child care workers.
April 21-28 – Children’s art exhibit. Children’s artwork displayed in 40 businesses throughout Northampton and Florence, Ma.
April 28 @ 10am – Children’s Parade and Festival, Jackson St. School in Northamton.
May 1 @ 6:30pm – Parent Workshop. Kids Don’t Come with Instructions – a panel for parents to bring their questions to; panel will include pediatrician, social worker, and early childhood specialists
Barbara Black, 413-587-1471 or firstname.lastname@example.org