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TABLE OF CONTENTS I.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY................................................................................................................................. 6

II. INTRODUCTION: The Best Way to Support Young Girls............................................................................ 14 III. SCOPE OF THE ISSUE: Overview of NYC Girls and the Women on Whom They Depend........................... 17 IV. WE COULD ALL USE A MANUAL: Reinforcing Girls’ Core Support Systems.............................................. 21 V. THE MOST IMPORTANT JOB IN THE WORLD: Supporting Girls While Their Caregivers Work.................. 28 VI. THE BEST ALLIES: Promoting Girls’ Learning.............................................................................................. 38 VII. CONCLUSION: Supporting Girls’ Self-Image............................................................................................. 43 APPENDIX A: Experts Consulted ..................................................................................................................... 45 APPENDIX B: Bibliography............................................................................................................................... 52 APPENDIX C: Programs Visited........................................................................................................................ 59 APPENDIX D: NYC’s Subsidized Child Care Sysytem........................................................................................ 60

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Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8  

Experts in the area of early childhood development explain that for little girls, the period between birth and age eight comprises a coheren...

Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8  

Experts in the area of early childhood development explain that for little girls, the period between birth and age eight comprises a coheren...

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