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Early Care & Education

Working for quality, affordable childcare, preschool and early education support for all families who need it.


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  • “For the first nine month of my son's life I was lucky to have my mother watch him. When my mother decided to go back to school I had to find daycare. My husband and I are both employed full time, but we can barely afford childcare and we do not qualify for any assistance.”



  • “I've had to pay ridiculous amounts of tuition to find decent pre-K education. I look for small child to adult ratios and well-qualified teachers. I also like to see clean and attractive play spaces both indoors and outdoors...”



MomsBlogging on Early Care & Education

Watch MomsRising's Panel Discussion on Raising Bilingual Kids!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Nina Perez

Facebook Live EventFor many of us, our language is intimately tied to our culture, how we connect with our loved ones, and how we navigate our communities. But what does it mean to parent multilingual kids?  Whether you’re trying to navigate the ins and outs of raising a bilingual kid, aren’t sure if you should [...]

KidsRising Takeover: NJISJ

Posted July 18, 2017 by Hanna

  Last week on KidsRising, we had a complete takeover by the incredible New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ). This non-profit organization focuses on assisting New Jersey urban communities in employment opportunities, community-oriented alternatives to incarceration for youth, and changing criminal policy to help fight for justice for all.     This powerful graphic [...]

When Children Stop Learning For Summer Vacation They Lose Out More Than You Know.

Posted July 12, 2017 by Bernita Bradley

Summer fun needs to be Educational!  Don't let the children miss out! @DetroitSchlTalk Read up on ways to make summer learning fun. 

Tell Congress to Stop Picking on Our Most Vulnerable Children!

Posted July 10, 2017 by Marian Wright Edelman

It is unfathomable to me that week after week I must continue to defend the Medicaid program that for more than 50 years has protected the health and well-being of tens of millions of America’s most vulnerable. We know many of the 37 million children enrolled in Medicaid today are from poor or low-income families and [...]

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