A Great Investment

The most rapid period of development in life happens in children’s earliest years. This period is so important that military leaders, business executives, and law enforcement professionals  are calling for greater investments in early child development.

  • Military leaders call investments in early child development a matter of national security. Learn more . . .
  • Business leaders say our national economic prosperity and the viability of the American dream depend on investments in young children. Learn more . . .
  • Law enforcement professionals call early childhood investments the best strategy for crime prevention. Learn more . . .

When we invest in children’s first 2,000 days we create the best outcomes in education, health and economic well-being for everyone in North Carolina.


  • We Are Committed to Young Children

    We believe that when all young children are given the best opportunity to realize their potential and contribute as productive citizens, North Carolina prospers. See who else has signed the commitment and join us!
  • Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr.
    Charlotte
    Juvenile Court
  • Wayne Johnson
    Eden
    Trinity Wesleyan
  • Steve Brewington
    Holly Springs
    Holly Springs Police Department
  • Pat Kahle
    Union County
    Union County Chamber of Commerce - President
  • Samantha Dooies
    Wilmington
    New Hanover / Pender District Attorney's Office