Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had below average language & math skills in kindergarten.
of children under 5, across 8 states, live in child care deserts.
of 4-year-old children go to early learning centers.
Latino children experiencing four ACES have 4.46 times increase in lifetime asthma compared to white children who had only a 1.19 times increase.
to Successful Breastfeeding hospital initiative increases breastfeeding initiation, duration, and exclusivity.
of public education dollars are spent on early childhood education, although 90% of brain development occurs before age 5.
of human brain development occurs before age 5.
of Latino neighborhoods lack recreational facilities compared to 38% of white neighborhoods.
of Latinos say they have neighborhoods with safe places to play compared to 82.5% of whites.
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