As part of our “Policy Perspectives Speakers Series,” the Budget Center hosted a special webinar briefing that looked at the significant unmet need for subsidized child care and development programs in our state. This webinar featured three experts on California’s subsidized child care system discussing the importance of child care assistance for our state’s children and families and how Governor Newsom’s budget plans to invest in these vital programs.
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Moving Beyond Relief for California Child CareIntroduction California children need a safe space to learn and grow while parents are at work, and the COVID-19 pandemic underscored just how essential child care is for the livelihood of workers and communities. California’s subsidized child care and development system has long been critical to the state’s economic infrastructure, helping families struggling to make … ContinuedChild Care & PreschoolCOVID-19
California’s Subsidized Child Care Providers Are Overdue for Pay RaiseCalifornia’s subsidized child care providers offer vital early learning and care for families struggling to make ends meet. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many providers and their staff have risked their health and safety to offer care for children of working parents. These early educators — primarily women and disproportionately women of color — … ContinuedChild Care & PreschoolCOVID-19
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