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Youth Services Insider

11/8/2022

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.

Let the Child Tax Credit Work

6/29/2022

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.

NY Lawmakers Pitch Ambitious Investments in Child Welfare

3/18/2022

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

2/15/2022

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.

4/9/2021

New York Budget Embraces ‘Extraordinary’ Expansion of Child Care and Pre-K

Enrollment at the Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center has recovered to about 85% of capacity, after plunging as low as 25% when the pandemic began last spring. (Photo courtesy of Beth Starks)
New York will launch a historic expansion of child care and pre-K capacity, a change made possible by a massive influx of federal aid, new state taxes and a push by lawmakers newly empowered to challenge the scandal-plagued Democratic Gov.

3/7/2021

Thousands of Child Care Programs Have Closed In California, Study Finds

A socially-distance outdoor story and picnic time at Modern Education Family Childcare-Portola in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Pyrena Hui
When Pyrena Hui considered what field of work she’d pursue as a recent immigrant from Hong Kong to the United States, her family was a top priority.

    children cost a lot

    12/17/2020

    High Cost of Child Care Compounds New York City’s Affordability Crisis

    Celebrating the Day of Thanks at a Harlem early childhood center run by Union Settlement, which estimates its enrollment is currently at about half of capacity. Photo via Union Settlement.
    For New York City parents of infants and toddlers, the annual cost of center-based child care is nearly one-third of the median household income — more than four times the level considered “affordable” by the U.S.

    10/6/2020

    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.

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    A Federal Bill Could Boost Funds for Home Visiting Program for Parents

    12/30/2019

    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.