The Committee for Economic Development released a new report in 2015 about the impact of the child care industry on local economies. The CED Child Care and State Economies report shows that the child care industry is important for children, parents, employers, and communities. For New York specific information, see:
Parent Engagement is the Core of Any Advocacy Effort
Check out these resources to form a parent network about issues important in your community!
Parent Network Tools:
Creating a Parent Network
Sample Flyer to Hand Out at Events or Child Care Programs
Sample Parent Story: Header McShane
Sample Parent Story: Saima Akhtar
What’s Your Story?
Personal stories from families about the struggle to find affordable or high quality child care in New York can help influence legislators when advocating for better child care policies. We can use your experiences to explain the problems families face every day in New York, and the successes that have come from utilizing the Child Care Resource & Referral network. Your voice will make a difference!
Fill out our story form here!