From the President

CCSA
Logan Jackson

Child Care Stabilization Grants: Short-Term Support but the Industry Needs a Long-Term Solution

Last month, Child Care Services Association released an issue brief, Addressing the Early Childhood Workforce Crisis through Stabilization Grants, which summarized the important role that NC Early Childhood Stabilization Grants have played in supporting child care programs statewide. Five case studies demonstrated the ways in which these funds have been

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CCSA
Logan Jackson

Joining the Interagency Council for Coordinating Homelessness Programs

Nationally there are approximately 1.4 million children under the age of 6 experiencing homelessness (as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act). I have worked on early childhood homelessness and the early childhood workforce for a number of years, at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the Office

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A young girl walks on a bridge
CCSA
Jennifer Gioia

Black History Month and Early Childhood Educators

In celebration of Black History Month, it is essential to lift up the important work every day of the early childhood workforce, a majority of which in North Carolina are individuals of color. In fact, in North Carolina, nearly three-quarters (73%) of family child care providers are individuals of color. And, to be fully transparent, about 99% of the early education workforce are women.

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