Supporting Informal Child Care Providers in Detroit
Transforming children's early care and education into a high-quality learning experience is central to making the city of Detroit a world-class city for its children and families. This article highlights learnings from a formative evaluation of a collaborative effort by a funder, a research organization, and three community partners that set out to shed light on the strengths, limitations, and needs of informal child care providers in southwest Detroit.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
The Importance of Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Archived Webinar March 29, 2023
These resources are from the March 21, 2023 HBCC Webinar
Home-Based Child Care: Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) Policies and Supports Across the Nation
Slide Deck March 2, 2023
During this webinar, presenters discussed findings from the soon-to-be-released brief, State Scan of Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) Policies and Supports.