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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.”

    —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

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Posted December 9, 2016 by ruby

How Grassroots Organizing and Popular Protest Defeated NC’s Bathroom Governor I really appreciated this data-based analysis from Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling on how North Carolina Governor lost his re-election effort (the first to do so in NC history). First, polls show that McCrory's policies were widely unpopular, and that was before the anti-transgender [...]

Celebrate Holiday Traditions With #MomsReading

Posted December 7, 2016 by Abbie Gately

As the Holiday season approaches, it is the perfect time to explore other cultures and traditions with your child. How? We’ve got you covered! Below are some book suggestions and fun activities that will help strengthen your child’s social awareness skills. Social awareness is one of the five social-emotional development skills as listed by experts [...]

MomsRising on President-Elect Trump’s Appointments

Posted November 29, 2016 by Kristin

Taken together, President-Elect Trump’s appointments to date present a significant threat to our democracy, to the people of our country, and to our economy:   ·         Rep. Tom Price, nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services, has made dismantling the Affordable Care Act a landmark goal of his political career. Price’s stated goal is to kick nearly [...]

4 Things Military Families Have In Common With Everyone Else

Posted November 21, 2016 by Rebecca Alwine

We’re really not that different, promise. Not a week goes by that there isn’t a new blog post or online article talking about the ways military spouses and military families are different from others. (For the sake of this piece, let’s call non-military families ‘civilian families.’) The military community spends so much time playing up [...]

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