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A new look for the Collectif petite enfance! 
 
Our entire team has been working hard for the past few months to build a new website, which features information about the organization as well as Early Childhood Week. So now you can find everything you’re looking for in one easy-to-navigate place. 
Explore the new website
Welcome to our newest members!
The Collectif petite enfance is pleased to welcome four organizations who are partnering with us in their capacity as expert allies. Their unique insights will be particularly helpful as we continue to advocate for the development and well-being of our littlest citizens. 

Join us in welcoming: 
You can now find us on LinkedIn! 
In addition to this newsletter, we will be providing regular updates on Facebook, Twitter and our new LinkedIn page. Click below to read more and to follow us. 
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New information in the lead-up to municipal elections 
What do today’s families expect of their local elected officials? 
Are municipalities doing enough to support early childhood development?
Does your community offer activities for children 5 and under? 

These are just a few of the questions from an Early Childhood Observatory survey of parents across Quebec on the role of local government, as we prepare for municipal elections this coming November 7

 
Read the survey highlights (In French only)
SURVEY: Implantation de l’éducation par la nature (in French only) 
The Quebec Association of Early Childhood Centers and Espace MUNI invite you to complete a survey to get a picture of what is happening in the municipalities and the opportunities offered to educational childcare services to allow young children to flourish. We wish to identify the challenges and solutions to improve access to educational childcare services in nearby natural environments.
Complete the survey (In French only)
TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN RIGHT FROM THE START 
 
Early Childhood Week is off and running for the 6th year in a row!

Let’s join forces to make early childhood development a true social priority. Because a good start in life makes all the difference!

This year, the theme of the event revolves around prevention and caring. This is yet another way for us to show our commitment to young children and their families. 

By taking preventive action as early as possible, we will be making sure children can seize the windows of opportunity so critical to their development.
Go to the 2021 Early Childhood Week home page
Early Childhood Week visuals:
Our new ECW logo 
We’ve tweaked the Early Childhood Week logo and would ask that you use this instead of previous versions: 
And here are the First Nations versions: 
Download the new ECW logos and read our graphic standards

Promotional materials
There are several promotional items now available to order online from the ECW website, including posters, stickers and “blankie squares.” 
 
Good news! The ECW poster is now printed on both sides so you can reuse it after Early Childhood Week is over. 

Thank you to our talented illustrator, Ravy, for her amazing artwork.


 
Order your promotional materials
Spread the word about your ECW activities! 

ce again this year, Early Childhood Week will be the backdrop for some 400 activities across the province. Be sure to add yours to the ECW calendar right away for maximum visibility.

The calendar encourages people across Quebec to take part in ECW-related activities. It also contains planning, logistical and promotional tips designed to help organizers. 

With regard to ongoing pandemic restrictions, we would like to remind you that it is very important to heed the instructions of public health authorities and make any necessary adjustments to your planning and programming to keep everyone safe
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Add your activites in the ECW calendar
Here's to a wonderful Early Childhood Week to you all! 
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Early Childhood Week is an initiative of 
the Collectif petite enfance, representing organizations across Quebec.
See the list of our members, without whom Early Childhood Week would not be possible.