Recognizing that an investment in early childhood has a high return including lower incarceration rates, increased productivity and a healthy workforce, area business leaders want to do their part by focusing on employees with children birth to five years of age. Led by a core team of ‘business champions’ in Douglas County, Business Champions for Kids is reaching out to all employers to educate, engage and provide resources on family friendly practices to benefit families and their bottom line.

Our Mission: Business Champions for Kids promotes family friendly workplaces that support early childhood development.

Our Vision:
Business leaders participate in raising awareness about the importance and value of early childhood investment by creating family friendly work environments and linking business to families and the community.

Our goals:

  • Build awareness of return on investment from family friendly work practices
  • Recognize local ‘Business Champions’ demonstrating excellence in family friendly practices
  • Increase businesses capacity to utilize and implement family friendly practices