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Thank Your Legislator for their Work to Restore Early Education Funding
The Alaska Legislature voted to approve legislation that would reverse most of the $444 million vetoed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in June from the state’s operating budget. Please thank your legislators for their work to restore funding for early education.
2018 Earthquake Recovery Center thread continues to work with the State of Alaska Child Care Program Office (CCPO) and the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) Child Care Licensing Office to support families, early childhood educators and programs, businesses, and local communities.
- NEW! Take Action: Ask the Senate to Increase CCDBG Funding
Contact your Senators today to ask them to support an increase in Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funding.
- Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply and Demand Needs
Child Care Aware of America released this 2019 report that highlights approaches to closing the gap in child care supply and demand at the state and local levels.
- Support Child Care for Working Families
The cost of child care impacts families, governments, businesses, and individuals. Ask your congressmember to support the Child Care for Working Families Act which aims to create a federal policy that will provide high-quality affordable child care to all parents.