Essential provisions in the Keep Kids Fed Act are set to expire on June 30, 2023. Without an extension of these provisions, we will see an increase in young children and providers going hungry.
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.
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.
The Voices from Home collective exists to shift the narrative around supporting family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers. This initiative works to to increase resources for FFN caregivers, particularly via inclusion in public funding and systems of support.
Home Grown applauds President Biden’s Executive Order with more than 50 directives across the federal government agencies to expand access to care and provide support for care workers.
There’s No Place Like Home: Family Child Care Providers Struggle to Find Affordable Housing for a Small Business
The lack of affordable housing and unfair regulations are significant barriers for home-based child care providers who wish to settle into communities and grow their businesses.
Including family child care providers in pre-K systems supports providers like, Sylvia, in ensuring young children receive quality early learning experiences.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Home Grown and NBCDI share the stories of how as FFN caregivers, women hold up their communities and our nation.
Home Grown applauds the Biden-Harris administration for proposing an historic investment in child care and early education.
Because of systemic racism’s reach, Black women in the U.S. child care sector often face additional barriers when it comes to advocating for themselves.