Recent Updates

March 10, 2021 Press
Congress Passes American Rescue Plan with $39 Billion in Child Care Relief

UPDATE: On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. Today, the House voted to pass the American Rescue Plan after it was amended and […]

February 04, 2021 Press
Child Care Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Child Care Relief

WASHINGTON—This week, a broad group of organizations led by the Child Care Relief campaign, a coalition of the country’s leading child care, business, and child advocacy organizations, sent a letter […]

July 21, 2020 Press
POLL: Voters Overwhelmingly See Child Care Relief as Indispensable to America’s Economic Recovery

The results of a new bipartisan poll commissioned by the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) and Center for American Progress (CAP) show overwhelming demand among voters across the country for Congress to […]

June 13, 2020 Press
New Poll Shows Child Care Is Inaccessible for Many Working Families

More than four million child care slots at risk as American households prepare to return to work WASHINGTON—New data released by the University of Oregon’s RAPID-EC Research Group finds that […]

May 07, 2020 Press
NEW NATIONAL CAMPAIGN: Child Care Relief Aims to Stabilize and Rebuild America’s Child Care System

Stakeholders from across the economy join forces to secure critical relief from Congress that will stabilize and strengthen America’s child care industry through the economic recovery and beyond WASHINGTON—Today, a […]