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"Federal Budget 101" kicks off Raise Your Hand for Child Care webinar series Oct. 3

October 1, 2013

The Raise Your Hand webinar series is a five-month journey designed to raise awareness about federal and state opportunities to support child care, connect participants with content experts, and promote meaningful action.

The series kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 12:30 p.m.. EDT, with "Federal Budget 101: Budgets, Deficits, Sequestration and Shutdowns," a free webinar on the budget process, timeline and what's at stake for child care and early learning programs. Register here.

The series continues on Oct. 10 with "Early Learning Polling: Making the Case for Early Education," hosted by Kris Perry and Catriona Macdonald of the First Five Years Fund. Future webinars will cover topics such as Head Start, Home Visiting, and Universal Pre-K.

Each webinar is 45 minutes in length and free. Learn more about the Raise Your Hand for Child Care webinar series.