A Bipartisan Approach to Policy Solutions

This month, Washington DC’s Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released their Early-Learning-Facilities-Policy-Framework. Their framework outlines the following four principles to guide early learning and child care facilities investments throughout the country: “Early learning programs are critical to the health and success of local communities and the national economy. Every child deserves equal access Read more…

A Practical Guide for City & County Planners

The Low Income Investment Fund’s guide for planners. Defines and describes different types of child care. Provides guidance for reviewing child care planning applications. Suggests policies to support child care facilities. http://www.liifund.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/3-Responding_to_Child_Care_Facilities.pdf

Build Up’s Goals

Build Up formed in response to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s 2016 Child Care and Preschool Task Force, a multi-sector group that recommended solutions to the child care shortage and identified a need for a coordinated, cross-agency approach, supported by paid staff, to work on closing the gap. Build Up Read more…

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