Open Enrollment: 5 Things You Need To Know

Thanks to the efforts of millions of Americans around the country, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains the law of the land and young children and their families can still get the health insurance they need to thrive. That means that on Wednesday, November 1 those that need comprehensive health insurance coverage that begins on … Continued

Jenn Holcomb

Jenn Holcomb is a Manager of U.S. Policy and Advocacy at 1,000 Days. In this role, Jenn supports the organization’s domestic health and nutrition advocacy efforts to advance U.S. policy during the critical 1,000 Day window. Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Jenn served as a Legislative Director for Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) where she managed … Continued

Congress: 9 Million Children Are Counting On You To Extend CHIP

Today, we call on Congress to maintain its commitment to existing public health programs who’s funding expired on September 30 – Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Maternal, Infant, and Child Home Visitation (MICHV). Together, these programs ensure children, pregnant women, and their families can access the health services and … Continued

Report From UNGA: Progress On Nutrition Is Possible

It is easy to feel overwhelmed by what can seem like insurmountable global challenges. Here at 1,000 Days, we are constantly inspired by stories of success around the world. We know that despite the obstacles that remain, millions of lives have already been transformed by improving nutrition. Take for instance a recent success story from Peru– … Continued

Webinar: Listening to America’s Families

1,000 Days’ webinar Listening to America’s Families highlights key findings from research conducted among families with very young children. Specifically, the webinar features the results from Share Our Strength‘s recent Early Childhood Survey, as well as findings from 1,000 Days’ in-depth interview and ethnographies with moms across the United States.

The First 1,000 Days: Listening to America’s Mothers

This Presentation Uses Sound The numbers and statistics paint a concerning picture for America’s young children and their families: nearly half of all infants and toddlers in the U.S. live in low-income households and 1 in 5 children under the age of 6 live in families that struggle to put enough nutritious food on the … Continued

The First 1,000 Days: Listening to America’s Mothers

The First 1,000 Days: Listening to America’s Mothers summarizes the findings from in-depth interviews and ethnographies conducted by 1,000 Days with nearly 60 mothers of young children from across the country. Building upon our first-of-its-kind report on the nutritional health of America’s mothers, babies and toddlers – The First 1,000 Days: Nourishing America’s Future – … Continued

Bipartisanship Is Possible – And We Need It Now More Than Ever

For the past several months, 1,000 Days and its community has called on Congress to work together to ensure America’s women, infants and young children have access to the comprehensive and affordable health care they need to thrive. From sharing personal stories to engaging directly with Members of Congress, we’ve seen how the power of … Continued

Allyson Garner

Allyson is the Digital Content Associate at 1,000 Days where she uses her creative skills to develop content for a range of campaigns. With a background in strategic communications, Allyson works to curate both written and visual content to engage diverse audiences. Before joining 1,000 Days, Allyson worked in communications for the publishing industry focusing … Continued