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Education Acuerdo

The Latino Policy Forum has developed a concept to build the policy making and advocacy capacity of Latino organizations and leaders called Acuerdos. (Acuerdo is a Spanish word meaning mutual understanding, agreement, and accord.) Acuerdos have one very fundamental and important function: to work together to develop and execute priorities and a common agenda. The Forum ensures that information, policy, and advocacy on specific issues represent the Latino perspective and its community needs.

The goal of the Education Acuerdo is to increase access to high-quality early care and education programs that is linguistically and culturally responsive to Latino and immigrant children in Illinois. The Acuerdo adds value to the field by: 

The following partners are members of the Latino Policy Forum’s Education Acuerdo

For more information on the Education Acuerdo, contact Christine Nicpon.

*National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited 

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