Advocacy & Policy

thread is working with strategic partners to increase attention and focus on early childhood education and to build a better child care system in Alaska.


Child Care Aware of America

As Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral organization, thread partners with Child Care Aware of America on child care policy, research and data projects.

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)

thread, in partnership with the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, is participating in the BPC, USCCF Early Childhood and Business Advisory Council project. The project is focused on supporting bipartisan state and/or local plans to build a common framework that can serve as a guide in states and localities’ efforts to expand and improve child care quality and access.