For First 5 Marin’s child care forum, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented on the importance of affordable child care and preschool and basic policy approaches to address child poverty and boost child development.
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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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