Thriving Providers Project Launch

Join us on Tuesday, September 20th, at 1:00-2:00pm Eastern (10:00-11:00am Pacific) for a webinar launching Thriving Providers Project. The Thriving Providers Project works with regional partners to provide direct cash payments to Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN) caregivers and newly licensed Family Child Care (FCC) home providers. This demonstration project has been launched in Colorado, with additional replication sites launching soon. This webinar cosponsored by Home Grown and the Alliance for Early Success will feature an overview of the initiative, allow attendees to hear from experts in the home-based child care field and share how stakeholders can be a part of the initiative. The audience for this conversation is advocates, policy makers, subsidy administrators, community based organizations serving home-based providers and journalists.

Presenters include:

Sihong Liu, Ph.D., Research Scholar, Stanford Center on Early Childhood

Joyceline Felix, Family, Friend Friend and Neighbor Consultant

Alexandra Patterson, Director of Policy and Strategy, Home Grown

Rashida Brown,  Associate Program Director – Health & Human Services, National Association of Counties

Albert Wat, Senior Policy Director, Alliance for Early Success

Patricia Lozano, Executive Director, Early Edge California

Madeline Neighly, Director of Guaranteed Income, Economic Security Project

Please register below to reserve your spot for September 20th.


New Jersey Training Series: Building a Strong Ecosystem of Support for HBCC in New Jersey

Come join us for a series of 90 minute trainings designed to enhance the effectiveness of your home-based child care network.
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Diving into the Data: How Data Can Shift the Narrative for Home-based Child Care

When Home Grown launched four years ago, there was little data around home-based child care. Today we celebrate the current interest and investment in researching home-based care and look toward how data can shift the narrative in the future.
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Home Grown’s Statement on the Child Care for Working Families Act

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) reintroduced the Child Care for Working Families Act (CCWFA). Home Grown endorses this historic legislation that would make long overdue and much-needed investments in our nation’s child care system. Read our full statement inside.