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Three Steps State Child Care Agencies Can Take to Support an Equitable Economic Recovery

March 4, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have had to balance working or seeking work, protecting their own and their children’s health and safety, and managing their children’s education despite child care programs being closed or offering reduced services. For Black and Latino families, these challenges have been more pronounced. This Urban Institute blog outlines three immediate ways policymakers can use the child care funds allocated in the recent relief packages to more equitably support families with young children.

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