State Session Round Up: Summer 2023

By Diane Girouard on September 14, 2023


Many states have made progress on supporting child care access, affordability and quality during their 2023 legislative sessions. These actions are particularly noteworthy as just over half ($28.49 billion) of federal relief funding approaches its spending deadline on September 30, 2023, less than a month away. 

Topics: Policy & Advocacy

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Celebrating Black ECE Business Owners as Visionaries of Change

By Devon Lee on September 01, 2023

Topics: diversity equity and inclusion

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Restoring Hope and Fostering Value through Staffed Family Child Care Networks

By Shannon Cameron Quinn on August 24, 2023

Topics: Systems Building

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Nominations for the 2024 CCAoA Board of Directors Opens August 18

By Susan Gale Perry on August 17, 2023

Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2024 Board of Directors opens on August 18!  

During the COVID-19 pandemic, child care gained unprecedented levels of funding and public and policymaker support.  Now more than ever, we need to capitalize on that growing support to build a sustainable child care system that works for families, child care providers, businesses, and communities and fuels our economic prosperity and wellbeing. 

CCAoA’s vision is that every family in the United States has access to a high-quality, affordable child care system.  We work to realize that vision by: 

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Health Insurance and the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

By Nicole Garro and Christina Koch on August 15, 2023

Topics: Health & Safety

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Update on Child Care Funding in FY24 Appropriations

By Christina Koch on August 01, 2023


Negotiations for annual federal funding are in full swing, and we have a fight ahead to ensure child care and early education programs receivethe necessary investments to support children, families, and communities.

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