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“No Small Matter”: A Documentary Film and Panel Discussion on the Lifelong Impact of Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PMVirtual

A segment of the documentary, “No Small Matter”, was screened, followed by panelists highlighted in the film. Participants will see a comprehensive perspective of the importance of investing well in the pre-natal to 5 years, to build a healthier, more resilient society.


  1. Myra Jones-Taylor, PhD Chief Policy Officer, Zero to Three, Washington, DC
  2. Lynette Fraga, PhD Executive Director, Child Care Aware® of America, Arlington, VA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how the prenatal to five years and the early care and education experience serves as an upstream equity and health lever.
  2. Identify how to engage in more expanded cross-sectoral partnership to create a more effective ECE system moving forward.

The documentary segment is not included. See No Small Matter's website for details on viewings.


Katherine T. Reddy, M.S. Health Scientist, Early Care and Education Team Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, DNPAO, CDC, Atlanta, GA

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