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About OMEP-USA
What We Do
What do members of OMEP-USA do?

Each in our own way, we are child and family advocates and activists who…
  • Work locally, nationally and internationally to promote the health, development, rights, and education of the world’s children and families.
     
  • Do what we are already doing for children… and then just a little bit more…
     
  • Advocate for high quality early education for all children everywhere.
     
  • Educate ourselves and others about important issues relating to children, families, and early education.
     
  • Support OMEP-USA’s projects, currently including …

    - Haiti Relief Project (a World OMEP project)

    - Book donation drive for a preschool in Jamaica and professional materials drive for early educators in Jamaica

    - Events, such as Universal Children’s Day celebrations, to bring attention to child and family issues

    - U.S. ratification of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

    - Workshops, seminars, conference presentations to raise awareness about the needs of the world’s children

    - Various UNICEF programs and projects

    - Activities, large and small, undertaken by OMEP-USA members at home and abroad, such as helping with rebuilding
      in New Orleans after Katrina and in Indonesia after the tsunami, providing childcare in Georgia after recent floods,
      or knitting caps for newborns in Malawi and chemo caps for hospitalized children in the U.S.
     
  • Encourage scientific research to improve children’s lives and promote human understanding.
     
  • Join OMEP members in more than 60 countries working toward these shared goals.
     
  • Speak up for young children whenever and wherever the opportunity arises.


    Current projects. Click here.

    Upcoming events. Click here.

    Photo Gallery. Click here.

    Membership. Click here.

 

 

 


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