"Children are our most valuable natural resource."
-- Herbert Hoover
"One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade."
-- Chinese Proverb
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."
-- Frederick Douglas
"Invest in the future; have a child and teach her well."
Wired for Life: Early Childhood Education
The “Wired for Life” project is a collaboration among
community partners from across the
The WHRO Center for
Regional Citizenship joined with the community to create
tools for effective public participation supporting quality
early childhood education.
The half hour Wired for Life documentary is designed to increase
public understanding of:
how critical the first five years of life are to a child’s
what defines quality early education;
the challenges facing parents and providers;
the impact of early childhood education on economic and
quality early education as a universal local, state and national
issue that affects everyone.
The WiredforLife.org website provides resources and tools for
collaborative action initiatives to support quality early
Our children are our best investment for long-term prosperity
and we are all stakeholders. Will we provide our youngest
citizens with smart beginnings now or pay for tragic endings
later? The choice is ours, the time is now.
What can YOU do to support
quality early childhood education?