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Keeping self-care at the center of your advocacy
How to fight for early education and still maintain your sanity
2017.06.13 / 4min read. Read More
Cuts to federal child care program hurts students and families most
By: Michelle McCready, M.P.P Chief of Policy, Child Care Aware of America
2017.05.22 / 4min read. Read More
Let’s thank and appreciate the nation’s co-parents
For developing the nation’s most precious resource
2017.05.11 / 3min read. Read More
Casey Cash Talks Child Care
When Casey Cash found out that for every $1 Congress invests in child care, the economy gets $7 back, he had to tell the world. Casey Cash – he’s “only interested in investments with big returns.”
Crashing a Kids Birthday Party to Learn More About Child Care
Valuing child care means valuing child care professionals – and kids deserve high-quality, affordable child care.
Uncle Sam on Affordable, Quality Child Care For All
Uncle Sam wants YOU to support quality, affordable child care for all. Take it from Uncle Sam: Quality, affordable child care isn’t a partisan issue.
Family Advocates Make a Difference: Avonda Fox
Child Care Aware® of America family advocate Avonda Fox shares the story of her son Jacob, and why it’s important for child care providers to have background checks.
CCAoA: Parents and the High Cost of Child Care
Child Care Aware® of America Executive Director Lynette Fraga, Ph.D., shares highlights from the 2015 parents and High Cost of Child Care Report.
CCAoA Envisions a Bright Future for Child Care
The Child Care Aware® of America board of directors discuss CCAoA’s vision for a bright future in child care and early childhood education.
Family Advocates Make a Difference: Melissa Hudson
Child Care Aware® of America family advocate Melissa Hudson shares her family’s struggle finding trying to afford the cost of child care for her three children as a military servicemember.
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