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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

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Language is a gift

Posted January 19, 2017 by Jehanara Haider

We speak in Urdu which is the national language of Pakistan in our house, exclusively.  We made a decision when our son was born almost three years ago to keep our native language as relevant to him as we could. It is not easy since he goes to full time day care where English is [...]

5 Ways To Teach Kids About LGBTQ+ Equality With #MomsReading

Posted January 16, 2017 by Abbie Gately

Welcome to our second post in our four part social justice series! In the age of toxic rhetoric dominating conversations in American politics, it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and equality to help build a better future. Wondering how to get started? We’ve got you covered! Make [...]

A Bilingual Mama living in a Monolingual Nation: My Journey Raising a Bilingual Child

Posted January 11, 2017 by Marysol Perez

My husband and I consider ourselves to be bilingual and biliterate. As former dual language teacher, I always knew that we wanted to ensure that our daughter received the gift of language. Given my background in bilingual education, I always over-analyzed our home environment, wanting to make sure that she was completely immersed in the [...]

5 Ways To Introduce Activism To Your Kids With #MomsReading

Posted January 9, 2017 by Abbie Gately

Our kids are listening. And with all of the toxic rhetoric that seemed to dominate the conversation in 2016 , it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and activism to help build a better future going into 2017. Wondering how to get started? We’ve got you covered! We [...]

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