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Weekly News: Jan 13, 2021 – ECE and more!

1/13/21

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How COVID-19 Is Forcing The U.S. To Face Its Child Care Crisis (WBEZ Chicago Public Radio)

12/4/20

WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s Reset program covered the COVID-19 impact on providers & families on their December 3 episode. The segment featured Teresa Ramos, IAFCs VP of Public Policy & Advocacy, and Patricia Twymon, owner of Wee Are the World…

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All Children, All Families

11/18/20
A proactive and aggressive policy agenda for ECE in Illinois

 

Chicago – The Sylvia Cotton Center for Research and Policy Innovation powered by Illinois Action for Children is pleased to announce the release of All Children, All Families: A proactive and…

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Memo: Racial Equity in Child Care: Supporting Families Who Use Family, Friend and Neighbor Care

11/18/20

In this memo to Rey Gonzalez, Jodi Scott, Robin Steans, Elliot Regenstein, Adequacy, Management & Oversight & Mechanisms Working Group Leads, Illinois’ Commission on Equity in Early Childhood Education and Care Funding, Office of The Governor, J.B. Pritzker, the Sylvia…

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IAFC Statement on New COVID-19 Mitigations in Illinois

11/17/20

Chicago – Illinois Action for Children supports Governor Pritzker’s difficult but necessary decision to issue the order for some nonessential businesses in Illinois to close and/or reduce capacity as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to rise exponentially throughout our…

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Community Parenting Saturation Project: Recipients Announced in Rockford, Aurora, and North Lawndale

11/12/20

Chicago – Illinois Action for Children’s Community Parenting Saturation Project is a multi-year, multi-million dollar, philanthropically-fueled effort to support parents and families with a demonstrated need for resources and supports for their children. Today, IAFC announces the three community organizations…

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Weekly News: Nov. 11, 2020 – ECE and more!

11/12/20

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Weekly News: Nov. 4, 2020 – ECE and more!

11/4/20

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IAFC Statement on 2020 Election

11/4/20

For Immediate Release: 11.4.20

Chicago – The people of Illinois made their voices heard in this election like never before—on Congress, on the Senate, on the presidency, and on the Fair Tax amendment. By all accounts, this election has seen record…

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Weekly News: October 14, 2020 – ECE and more!

10/14/20

Read the top stories in early care and education (and more) for the week of October 14, 2020: