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Bolstering the Early Childhood Workforce: Good for Kentucky Families, Child Care Centers, and Economy

In this week’s Advocate Virtual Forum, we covered one of this year’s hottest topics: compensation for early childhood educators. Panelists Laura Hogan with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Brenda Hagan with the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, Jennifer Washburn with iKids Childhood Enrichment Center, and Kevin Fields with Louisville Central Community Centers discussed the challenge’s child care providers are facing, issues facing the early childhood workforce, and potential solutions to common workforce [...]

By |2021-10-14T14:53:29-04:00October 14th, 2021|Blog, Economic Security, Education|

The Impacts of the Child Tax Credit Now and in the Future

Check out our previous blog posts on the federal Child Tax Credit 2021 from May and June. Starting July 15th, over 1 million Kentucky families began receiving monthly payments through the expanded federal Child Tax Credit. This expanded Child Tax Credit is estimated to reduce childhood poverty by 49 percent in Kentucky and has already helped families across the Commonwealth fulfill their basic needs, such as putting food on the table.  Eligible families should see [...]

By |2021-10-07T15:18:02-04:00October 7th, 2021|Blog, Economic Security, Health|
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