Parent Spotlight – Sydney Bridger is an ECE professional and mom who has found the power in her voice!

Sydney Bridger is a mom from Saint Joseph. She is currently an early childhood care and education professional working for Easterseals Midwest. Sydney has always had an immense passion for advocacy, especially when it comes to helping other parents navigate early childhood services and systems. Through engaging with her legislators and other parents and professionals

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Meet Leslie Smith – Advocacy Fellow and Plant Expert!

I’ve lived in Kansas City since 2014 and I had no idea this city would capture my heart the way that it has. KC is such a hidden gem that has the mission/common goal to advance the quality of life for all families in the area. Serving in education and advocacy for almost ten years

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Parent Spotlight: Megan Flowers uses her voice to support her village

Megan Flowers is a caretaker/foster parent from Scott City, MO.  As a parent/guardian who herself has worked in early care and education through Head Start, Megan knows the importance of quality when it comes to early childhood programs and child care.  Her perspective as a foster parent offers a unique look at how the needs

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