The North Carolina State Legislature is expected to be in session for two days this week to deal with COVID-19 related issues. The priority for this two-day session should be helping families with children – not weakening public health and safety protections.
From the President
COVID-19 Pandemic: Warning Bells Sounding Related to Increased Homelessness among Families with Children
Throughout North Carolina, with the onset of COVID-19, high unemployment and a reduction in income for many families, there are an increasing number of families with children at risk for homelessness.
If publicly-funded child care compensation were to be developed, the collateral benefit would be a reduction in the cost of child care for families…
It’s Time to Support Staffed Family Child Care Home Networks: Small Family Child Care Providers to Support Parents as They Return to Work
In today’s economy and given the anxiety about COVID-19 exposure, it may very well be time for the re-emergence of licensed family child care homes.