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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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Ever had a good, bad, funny or sad experience with finding, paying for, or getting great childcare?

  • “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.”

    —Sara

    Oregon

  • “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...”

    —Bree

    Washington

MomsBlogging on Early Care & Education

FREE Family Celebrations in Washington State!

Posted November 15, 2017 by Casey Osborn-Hinman

MomsRising is hosting FREE family celebrations in Des Moines, Everett, and Auburn, Washington featuring live musical entertainment by kid-entertainer extraordinaire Eli Rosenblatt, arts and crafts by Seattle Recreative, face painting, and plenty of kid- and adult-friendly food to go around. Why are we celebrating? Because beginning in 2020, all Washington workers will have access to [...]

Coffee & Advocacy w/ MomsRising in WA State

Posted November 15, 2017 by Casey Osborn-Hinman

The holidays are upon us and it’s a great time of year to reflect, give thanks, and build community with family, friends, and neighbors. MomsRising members across Washington State are gathering to do just that. Please say you’ll join us!  MomsRising staff will be traveling the state to share more about Washington’s new paid family [...]

Moms Standing up for Head Start

Posted November 9, 2017 by Abbie Gately

Over one million young children and pregnant women are served by Head Start every year in centers, family homes, and in family childcare homes in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the country. Head Start and Early Head Start serve a diverse group of children and families – 38% are Hispanic/Latino and almost 29% are [...]

5 Ways YOU can stop the Republican tax bill!

Posted November 8, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Republicans in the U.S. Congress are quickly trying to pass a tax package by the end of the year that could have serious repercussions to our families’ health, well-being, and financial stability. While the promise was to make changes that would help families like yours and mine, the current track would give over $1.5 trillion [...]

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