Weekly News: ECE and More – 6.2.21

June 2, 2021

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» COVID-19 Relief Came Too Late For In-Home Child Cares That Shuttered Permanently (WBEZ)

IAFCs Teresa Ramos is featured in this article about the impact of the pandemic on home-based child care.

» Child Care Expert Says Pandemic Exacerbated Broken System (WGLT Radio)

WGLT talks to INCCRRA’s Dan Harris about the impact of the pandemic on child care in Illinois.

» The Latest Pandemic Supply Shock: Child Care Workers (Bloomberg CityLab)

CityLab examines the impact of the pandemic on the child care field’s workforce.

» Americans’ Post-Pandemic Economic Future is Uneven, Divided (Axios)

Axios looks at the post-pandemic economic outlook for Americans via demographic data.

» Recovery Legislation Provides Historic Opportunity to Advance Racial Equity (CBPP)

Center for Budget and Policy Priorities looks at the racial equity and justice angle of new legislation.

» No One Is Coming to Save Us” Podcast Spotlights America’s Child Care Crisis (ABC 7)

This WJLA News story takes a look at a new child care-focused podcast series.