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.
Building Comprehensive Networks
Celebrating Black home-based providers and their continuing legacy of communal care in their communities
This Black History Month, we're honoring Black home-based child care providers who don’t just provide care to children; their work holds up their communities, and in doing so, they continue a legacy of communal care for Black communities.
Home Grown’s Recommendations for the CCDF State/Territory Plan Preprint
Home Grown appreciates the work of the Biden-Harris Administration to revise the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State/Territory Plan Preprint in support of greater access to high quality child care for children and families participating in CCDF. This blog contains our recommendations.
Policy Matters: Home-Based Providers Take Our Case to the Statehouse
Learn how Home Grown's Policy Work Group is working to help inform and shape policies that support home-based child care providers.