Childcare is a two-generation workforce issue, with access to high-quality childcare being crucial to supporting a highly skilled workforce and vital to developing our workforce of tomorrow.
When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, schools began shutting their doors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced last month schools should reopen as soon as possible, as long as social distancing and mask-wearing
The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged every aspect of our daily lives and countless individuals and families around the world have—and continue to—suffer because of it. On January 18, we will honor the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, remembering those who fight for equality and dedicate themselves to making the world a better place. Given the events of 2020 through today, the National Day of Service reminds us that it’s more important than ever to give back and lift up our communities.
We face strong headwinds from those who seek to undermine liberal democracies, as well as those who are apathetic or don’t know any better.
Quality early childhood education and care can help solve a two-generation workforce challenge. It empowers parents to be productive in their careers, while ensuring our youngest children develop the cognitive and social skills they will need to thrive as productive adults.
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in March, companies had to quickly adjust in order to support their employees with the changes that were taking place. For many, childcare was the number one issue.