Recent Updates

August 03, 2020 Video
Working from Home Is Hard. Things Will Be Worse if Congress Lets the Child Care Industry Collapse.

Parents across the country are struggling trying to balance full-time work and full-time parenting. But the situation will be far worse if Congress fails to prevent the #childcare industry from […]

August 03, 2020 Print Resource
U.S. Chamber Foundation Survey Shows Employers See America’s Child Care Challenges as a Major Hurdle to Recovery

The COVID-19 public health crisis has rapidly shifted how we do business. Seemingly overnight, employers adapted the workplace to keep their employees healthy and follow public health guidance. Video communication […]

August 03, 2020 Blog Post
CONTACT CONGRESS: Time is Running Out to #SaveChildCare

Leaders from Capitol Hill and the White House are finalizing the details of the COVID-19 recovery bill, and we need your help to ensure there is enough emergency funding to […]

July 31, 2020 News Post
Child Care Relief on the Table in House and Senate Negotiations

America needs child care relief to keep the industry afloat during the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The disastrous economic crisis has hit the child care industry especially […]

July 30, 2020 Blog Post
In Bipartisan Votes, House Passes $50 Billion Child Care Stabilization Fund and Additional Child Care Relief

This week, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Child Care is Essential Act, which creates a $50 billion child care stabilization fund that would provide relief to child […]

July 30, 2020 Blog Post
NAEYC Provider Survey: A State-by-State Look at the Findings

The lack of sufficient public investment for child care in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced families, educators, and programs into aseries of impossible choices. To help policymakers […]

July 29, 2020 Policy Letter
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls on Congress to Include Child Care in COVID-19 Recovery Package

In a new letter to Congress, the U.S. Chamber of Congress is urging lawmakers to ensure the upcoming COVID-19 recovery package includes enough emergency stabilization funding to prevent the child […]

July 28, 2020 Blog Post
Senate Recovery Package Includes $15 Billion in Child Care Relief Funding; Significantly More Will Be Required to Prevent the Industry from Collapse

This week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the details of Safely Back to School and Back to Work Act, which includes $15 billion in emergency funding for the child […]

July 23, 2020 News Post
Child Care Takes Center Stage in Presidential Race

America needs child care relief to keep the industry afloat during the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The disastrous economic crisis has hit the child care industry especially […]

July 22, 2020 Blog Post
Bipartisan Congressional Briefing Reinforces Undeniable Need for Dedicated Child Care Relief

This week, Child Care Relief hosted a virtual briefing on the critical need for Congress to include a child care stabilization fund in the next economic stimulus package. In case […]