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Working Families across the Nation Visit Capitol Hill to Raise Awareness on Child Care Issues

September 24, 2014

Families will meet with policymakers in Washington D.C. to voice concerns and advocate for improved child care options during Child Care Aware® of America’s first-ever Family Advocacy Summit.


18-year Advocacy Campaign Reaches Milestone; U.S. Senate to Consider Child Care and Development Block Grant Bill

March 10, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014-- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.

Congress Hears Call for Action, House and Senate Hold Hearings on Early Learning

February 10, 2014

On Wednesday, February 6, 2014, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on early childhood programs entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Discussing Early Childhood Education and Care in America.”  The next day, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing entitled, “Supporting Children and Families through Investments in High-Quality Early Education.” To learn more about each of these hearings, read our latest policy blog post

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