Finance & Operations Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY The Finance & Operations Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring that 1,000 Days operates efficiently and effectively as a high-performing, high-impact organization. The Coordinator supports the day-to-day operations of the organization, working closely with 1,000 Days’ Managing Director, across the 1,000 Days team and with external vendors to support the organization’s needs … Continued

Sara Grote Cerrell

Sara Cerrell is the founder of Global Change Network (GCN), a social issues consulting practice. She brings two decades of political, private sector and nonprofit experience to her clients. Before founding GCN in 2008, she was Vice President at DDB Issues & Advocacy, a social sector practice that was part of DDB Worldwide. Sara’s work … Continued

Robert Kissane

Robert Kissane is Chairman of CCS. Bob has more than thirty years of international experience designing and directing innovative fundraising programs for leading health, educational, religious, cultural, human service, and environmental institutions. He has developed and coordinated groundbreaking campaigns that have raised more than $15 billion for capital, endowment, research and technology, and new programs … Continued

Executive Summary – The First 1,000 Days: Nourishing America’s Future

The problem of poor nutrition is pervasive throughout the U.S. Too many American women and young children suffer from high rates of obesity, food insecurity, unhealthy diets, and low rates of breastfeeding. In order to illuminate the challenge of malnutrition in the United States and galvanize a movement to ensure that every child has a … Continued

Reflecting on 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we at 1,000 Days are struck by the important work that has been accomplished – and how much is left to be done. Over the past year we have continued to fight for a healthier future for moms and babies here in the U.S. and around the world. We launched new … Continued

The Health of Moms and Babies Should Not Be Left To Luck

Through my work at 1,000 Days, I have had the opportunity to listen to countless stories from new moms across the country struggling with little or no paid time off. Women like Samantha whose son was born three months premature and – after spending what maternity leave she did have at the NICU – was … Continued

Statement on the election of Donald J. Trump

At 1,000 Days, we believe that America’s greatness depends on the health and well-being of young children and their families—here at home and throughout the world. We know that how well a child is nourished and cared for in his or her first 1,000 days has a profound impact on his or her ability to … Continued

FDA Takes Steps Against Misleading Infant Formula Marketing

More than 1,250 Americans joined 1,000 Days in support of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) effort to protect families from misleading infant formula marketing. For the first time ever, the FDA is considering to ask infant formula manufacturers to substantiate claims they make on product labels and marketing materials. They want to encourage … Continued

Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell is the U.S. Policy and Advocacy Associate at 1,000 Days. In this role, Kathrine supports the organization’s domestic nutrition advocacy efforts to advance U.S. policy and increase funding and awareness for nutrition during the critical 1,000 day window. Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Katherine interned at the Cincinnati Health Department where she researched low birth weight … Continued

Samantha Chivers

Samantha Chivers is the Global Policy and Advocacy Associate at 1,000 Days. In this role, she supports the organization’s policy, advocacy and communications efforts and coordinates the work of multiple advocacy coalitions. Sam has extensive experience in the global health field. After completing her Master of Public Health at Sydney University, Samantha started her career … Continued