Recent Updates

September 25, 2020 Blog Post
Urge House Leaders to Prioritize Child Care in COVID Recovery Bill

Reports indicate House Democrats are working on a new COVID-19 recovery package in hopes of revitalizing negotiations with Senate Republicans and the White House. It is imperative that your representatives […]

September 16, 2020 Blog Post
Day of Action to #SaveChildCare

Every Wednesday through the month of September, we’re asking you to join us in urging Congress to #SaveChildCare by ensuring providers receive the emergency stabilization funding they need to remain […]

September 11, 2020 Blog Post
Former CEO Calls for Child Care Stabilization to Support The U.S. Workforce

In a recent op-ed published in the Des Moines Register, Robert J. Myers, the retired chairman and CEO of Casey’s General Stores, wrote about the need to stabilize the child […]

September 04, 2020 Blog Post
Child Care Providers Experiencing 47% Increase in Operating Expenses Amid Pandemic Crisis

Home-based providers face 70 percent increase A new interactive tool created by the Center for American Progress (CAP) estimates the true cost of providing child care that meets pandemic-related state […]

September 02, 2020 Blog Post
Child Care Providers, Working Moms Face Big Challenges Amid COVID-19

In a recent MSNBC News special, Ali Vitali spoke with child care providers who are struggling to stay open and serve their communities, and with working mothers who are being […]

August 28, 2020 Blog Post
New Survey Of Parents Reveals COVID-19’s Disruptive Impact On Child Care

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recently released results of a survey it conducted with Morning Consult on how COVID-19 affected child care arrangements and needs of parents across the country. […]

August 28, 2020 Blog Post
NEW ANALYSIS: Lack of Child Care Impacting Millennial Women Most

A new Center for American Progress analysis of Census Bureau data reveals a growing crisis that will devastate working women as our nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to […]

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 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 […]