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The John T. Gorman Foundation strives to be data-driven and results based and seeks to promote information and ideas that advance greater understanding of issues related to our mission and priorities. In our effort to promote these values, we offer these research and best practice resources collected from reputable sources across the country. The library also includes briefs and reports the Foundation has commissioned or supported, a listing of which can be found here.
What does capping child care co-pays look like in each state?
Supporting immigrant children and families is critical in rebuilding the child care system and overall economy
Supporting the ECE workforce through COVID-19 relief mechanisms
Illinois announces $200 Million investment for early childhood workers
Reducing the Black-white racial wealth gap will require dedicated and comprehensive policy solutions
How to stabilize infant and toddler care with pandemic relief funds
California child care workers union enters contract
Pandemic impacts review finds decline in ECCE program enrollment, setbacks to young child learning and development
Remote work and child care closures hasten need to revamp fragile child care system
Making best use of federal child care support means strategic partnerships to build capacity
New research links elementary school closures to reduced maternal labor force participation
Federal Policies Can Address the Impact of Structural Racism on Black Families’ Access to Early Care and Education
March 5, 2021 – General –This brief from Child Trends is the second in a series examining timely topics that are relevant to Black families and children in the United States. It sheds light on the role of federal policies in creating, maintaining, and addressing inequities brought about by structural racism, with a specific focus on access to early care and education for Black families. The first brief provides a brief summary of recent data and historical context on family structure, employment and income, and geography for Black people with young children in the United States. The third brief uses national, state, and local data to examine housing access and other available supports for Black families, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. #childcare #education #racialequity #covid-19