What’s On The Ballot for Youth and Families
A look at state and local ballot measures that could have a significant impact on youth, families, child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
New York City Mayor Announces Investments in Child Care
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has released an ambitious plan to expand subsidized child care and early childhood education programs.
New York Lawmakers Plan Ambitious Investments in Child Welfare
New York lawmakers have proposed state spending plans that call for $3 billion in investments in child care, and an increased spending on child welfare.
How Build Back Better Would Support American Families
With the right supports, parents can refocus their energy on providing a safe and nurturing home for their child to learn and flourish, writes Dr. Melissa T. Merrick.
New York Budget Embraces ‘Extraordinary’ Expansion of Child Care and Pre-K
Thousands of Child Care Programs Have Closed In California, Study Finds
High Cost of Child Care Compounds New York City’s Affordability Crisis
More than 80% of Los Angeles Voters Want Better Child Care, Poll Finds
An overwhelming number of voters want local officials to invest in early childhood education, according to a poll released Tuesday by a pair of Los Angeles County advocacy groups.
The 2020 Spending Deal: A Full Breakdown of Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Funding
Just before the holidays, and amidst the contentious impeachment proceedings, both parties and both chambers hammered out a spending deal for fiscal 2020 that was then signed by President Donald Trump.