The CAYL Institute

The CAYL Institute

We are Community Advocates for Young Learners, or CAYL.

Mission: Our purpose is to organize, equip, and empower people to create change on behalf of children.

Vision: Our vision is a nation where the right to high quality early care and education is embedded in public policy, professional practice, and familial engagement.


Representative Leadership
Involving people in decisions that affect them.

Commitment to Diversity
Ensuring all voices are heard and bridging multiple perspectives.

Focused on Solutions
Embracing responsibility to create sustainable change.

Impact and Innovation
Taking action that is timely, relevant, and immediately actionable.

Building and Sharing Knowledge
Creating and disseminating strategic information to be used and understood by everyone.