The grant guidance for the American Rescue Plan Act offers strategies for designing stabilization grant programs that can begin to address systemic inequities built into the child care industry over centuries and rooted in historic reliance on the undervalued work of Black, Latinx, and other women of color. This article, prepared by the Center for Law and Social Policy, offers are six important opportunities states should consider as they use ARPA funds to meet the field’s immediate relief needs.
Article October 7, 2021
This article from the summer 2021 issue of Kansas Child focuses on the use of data as a tool for creating racial equity.
Article July 22, 2021
HOPE, a BUILD Initiative project, works to ensure that each child, regardless of race, neighborhood, or family income, has equitable opportunities to achieve positive health and education outcomes. This overview looks at HOPE efforts underway in Alabama, California, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
Report June 1, 2021
This report explores opportunities to further develop and improve a system of quality improvement and supports in Philadelphia. Based on input from more than 300 early childhood providers, 16 quality improvement organizations, and four public and private funders, the report offers 17 recommendations for quality improvement.