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Working Families across the Nation Visit Capitol Hill to Raise Awareness on Child Care Issues

September 24, 2014
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Families will meet with policymakers in Washington D.C. to voice concerns and advocate for improved child care options during Child Care Aware® of America’s first-ever Family Advocacy Summit.

 

Bi-Partisan Legislation to Improve Quality of Child Care One Step Closer to Passage

September 14, 2014
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The House of Representatives just voted to reauthorize the S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, led by Representatives John Kline (R-MN), George Miller (D-CA), Todd Rokita (R-IN), and David Loebsack (D-IA), and Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Richard Burr (R-NC). The original bill was approved in the Senate by a vast majority in March. 

Washington Post Series Focuses on Risks of Inadequate Child Care Oversight

September 7, 2014
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The Washington Post recently published four articles that emphasize America’s need for safe, quality child care. The following articles focus on the disturbing number of deaths in Virginia’s unregulated child care homes and points out several other states whose child care regulations—or lack thereof—leave our children unprotected and at risk. Click the links below to access the full articles and their interactive features.

Heat Awareness Day Aims to Prevent Child Vehicular Heatstroke

July 30, 2014
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Every year, dozens of children lose their lives to heatstroke. In many instances, a child is unintentionally left behind in a caregiver's car. The temperature inside the vehicle can rise to an unbearable degree in mere minutes. Even on mild days and with windows slightly open, temperatures inside a vehicle can be deadly.

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Child Care Aware® of America Commits to Refugee Child Care Microenterprise Development Project at CGI America

June 24, 2014
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DENVER, Co., June 25, 2014— Child Care Aware® of America today announced a multi-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action that will promote economic recovery in the United States through the development of microenterprise for refugee communities across the country. The announcement was made by Lynette Fraga, Ph.D., Executive Director of Child Care Aware® of America as a featured presenter sharing commitments on stage at the fourth meeting of the CGI America meeting, a program of the Clinton Global Initiative.

Child Care Aware® of America Announces Winner of Leadership Award

April 1, 2014
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Child Care Aware® of America Announces Winner of Leadership Award

Too Small to Fail’s Ann O’Leary to Speak at Child Care Aware® of America’s 2014 Symposium, Kicking Off Tomorrow

March 31, 2014
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For more than 25 years, Symposium has drawn advocates to D.C. to shape the conversation around child care and early learning for 11 million children

 

1K for Kids: Participate in Symposium from home!

March 26, 2014
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This year at Symposium, we’re asking everyone to help continue the momentum for children in child care.  We’re challenging everyone who cares about children to help generate 1,000 actions for children, or 1K for Kids.

In Our Opinion: Day care bill would be big help

March 21, 2014
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The Daily Star

Child Care: Unique situations, unique solutions for Taunton families

March 21, 2014
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The Herald News
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