BIRTH THROUGH EIGHT STRATEGY FOR TULSA(BEST)
REACH AND IMPACT: BEST IS PROJECTED TO REACH…
THE STRATEGY IS DEEPLY INFORMED BY WHAT DECADES OF BRAIN SCIENCE RESEARCH TELLS US ABOUT THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO COMBAT POVERTY: ACT EARLY, WHEN MOST BRAIN DEVELOPMENT HAPPENS.
BEST partners with more than two dozen agencies and organizations to ensure all of Tulsa’s children, regardless of their background, achieve lifelong success. By bringing together a diverse network of public agencies, health and child care providers, local non-profits and philanthropic organizations, BEST partners work together to develop a seamless multi-sector continuum of high-quality programs and services for children from birth through age 8 across Tulsa County. Through ongoing partner convenings, Collaborative Action Networks and a cross-sector Advisory Committee, BEST works to create the conditions necessary for our partners to increase coordination, collaboration and shared learning in pursuit of dramatically improving outcomes for children in their earliest years of development.