Winning Beginning NY, the Committee on Economic Development, United Way of New York State, and America’s Edge have partnered in a new video titled, It’s Our Business: Why Business Leaders Support Early Childhood Education. The clip showcases business leaders discussing the importance of early care and education to the current and future workforces and features:

  • Ken Adams, President, Business Council of New York State
  • Kim Jasmin, Northeast Region Executive, JP Morgan Chase Foundation
  • Gail Grimmett, Senior VP, Delta Airlines
  • Tom Blumer, retired Senior VP, Corning, Inc.
  • Melissa, 4-year-old (adorable) future business leader

The video is an innovative tool for educating policymakers, business leaders, and the public about the critical importance of investing in early care and education.

Please take a few minutes to watch it and share it to help other understand that investments in early childhood have short and long-term economic benefits for states, families, and our future workforce.

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