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A Healthy Childhood in a Changing Climate | Askwith Education Forum

A Healthy Childhood in a Changing Climate | Askwith Education Forum

The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Education Forum recently brought together early childhood & health experts – including the Center’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, and education & public health advocate, Chelsea Clinton – for a conversation on the impacts of environmental change on early childhood development.

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Extreme Heat & Early Childhood Development

Extreme Heat & Early Childhood Development

Dr. Burghardt and Dr. Nadeau share strategies to reduce exposure to heat to support children’s healthy development and well-being, and to ensure all children have access to safe places to grow, learn, and play in our changing climate. They also explore the intersection of heat and health equity in the United States.

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June 2024 Newsletter

Learn about our webinar on June 25 on the science of human variation, and find more resources and videos on early childhood development and well-being.

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