The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated the need for child care as infrastructure. As families juggled work, job loss, and distance learning, all while taking care of children, we’ve seen something grow in America: the reliance on, respect for, and recognition of home-based child care (HBCC). Yet HBCC remains woefully under-resourced.
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.
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.
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.