We invest in research in early child development and strive to make it accessible to families and communities.
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We further initiatives that aim to treat the whole person; mind, body and spirit.
We promote programs that help people reflect on their history and culture.
years of funding programs and promoting our mission
conferences held, bringing experts and practitioners together
Simms/Mann Fellows across a variety of disciplines
The CuddleBright Experience brings the science of early childhood directly to parents and caregivers, providing them with knowledge and tools to strengthen their bond with their child and help navigate the ups and downs of the first three years—and beyond.Learn More
In 2015, the Simms/Mann Institute launched the Whole Child Award to honor leaders in 3 categories (Medicine, Community Education, and Visionary Leadership) focused on pursuing a whole child approach in caring for children and their families.Learn More
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