Federal Update on Child Care in Budget Reconciliation & Appropriations Process – Aug 2022

Thank you for partnering with thread to advocate for increased federal child care investment over the past several months. Here ...more

August 29, 2022

Get Ready for Election 2022!

School is out, and the sun is shining! While families are busy making plans for summer, individuals running for public ...more

May 31, 2022

Federal Update – Revision to Build Back Better Proposed

Published by Child Care Aware of America, May 26, 2022. Child care advocates got a big update last week when ...more

May 27, 2022

Help Grant Alaska’s Wish for Affordable, High-Quality Child Care – Pick.Click.Give. to thread

Nothing makes us happier than families finding the child care they need and want. Throughout the year, five days a ...more

January 7, 2022

UAA Re-Establishes Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education Program

Last week, in an effort to bolster Alaska’s education workforce with qualified teachers and educators, University of Alaska’s (UA) Board ...more

September 22, 2021

thread Releases FY20 Annual Report

Last year was memorable and challenging, to say the least, especially for Alaska’s families and professionals working in the early ...more

June 8, 2021

Child Care is Struggling through COVID –Pick.Click.Give. to thread to help

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling, ...more

March 17, 2021

Update to Governor Dunleavy’s Proposal to Reorganize the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

UPDATE! Governor Mike Dunleavy is withdrawing his plan to split the Department of Health and Social Services into two agencies, ...more

March 15, 2021

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced last week that the Paycheck Protection Program ...more

January 11, 2021

Child Care Matters

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling ...more

November 25, 2020