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Advocacy Tools & Resources

Utilize these tools and resources to effectively share your experiences with elected officials and policymakers to influence change. Your voices are critical – they will make an impact on improving Wisconsin’s child care system and prioritizing the optimal health and well-being of our youngest children and their families.


Los recursos en algunos de los enlaces están actualmente disponibles solo en inglés.

understanding Your Role In Advocacy

Visit these pages for helpful data, information, studies, and more on your unique role in child care advocacy from your experience and perspective in your community.

Employers & Economic Leaders

Early Childhood Professionals

Community Leaders


Who Represents Me?

Immediately find your state elected officials with this online portal. Input your residential address in the upper right corner and get your legislators and their contact information.

State Budget Results

Visit our State Budget Request page to get the overview of how Raising Wisconsin’s child care and health and well-being priorities fared in the final 2023-25 state budget. 


Watch this two-part tutorial series that covers advocacy best practices, including the legislative process, communication strategies and other helpful insights.

Advocacy Communications Part 1Advocacy Communications Part 2


View or download these one-page handouts covering Wisconsin’s child care landscape, including its multi-layered challenges, broken business model, inadequate early childhood workforce compensation, and economic impact.


Vea o descargue estos folletos de una página que cubren el panorama del cuidado infantil de Wisconsin, incluidos sus desafíos en múltiples niveles, el modelo comercial quebrado, la compensación inadecuada de la fuerza laboral de la primera infancia y el impacto económico.