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Home Grown Endorses the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act Introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Bob Casey (PA)
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Home Grown is proud to endorse the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act in both the U.S. House and now the U.S. Senate. We look forward to working with Members of Congress to help accomplish our shared goal of keeping our kids fed.
We’re Grateful for Our Child Care Heroes!
This Thanksgiving, Home Grown is sharing gratitude for the home-based child care providers who keep America working.
Recipe for a Stronger Child Care System
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We are excited to share a very special recipe, the Recipe for a Stronger Child Care System. This recipe card was designed as a tool to urge your policymakers to cosponsor the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act and the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act, important legislation that will help keep kids fed.
Home Grown Endorses the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act
Home Grown is proud to endorse the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act in the U.S. House. We look forward to working with Members of Congress to help accomplish our shared goal of keeping our kids fed. Read our full statement.
Home Grown Applauds the Biden Administration’s Request for $16 Billion in Additional Funding for Child Care
Home Grown applauds the Administration for submitting to Congress the request for much-needed resources to keep child care providers afloat, and urges Congress to pass this much-needed aid quickly. Read our full statement.
How I Found My Calling in Child Care and Training Hispanic Parents in the State of Minnesota
Faviola Martínez de Estrada is the co-founder of La Red Latina de Educación Temprana. In this blog she shares her experience as a family, friend and neighbor caregiver and Latinx immigrant.
Investments in Child Care and the Federal Food Program Are Essential Ingredients in Home-Based Child Care’s Kitchen Economy
In October child care providers will hit the hard reality of rising food costs and lower reimbursements. The new CACFP bill includes key provisions that advocates have long requested, and could be the difference between kids being hungry and healthy.
We Need Your Help to Feed Kids in Child Care!
Without quick passage of the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act, we will undoubtedly see an increase in young children and even providers themselves going to bed hungry.
Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act
Home Grown is proud to endorse the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act. We look forward to working with Members of Congress to help accomplish our shared goal of keeping our kids fed.
Parents Choose Quality When They Use Family, Friend and Neighbor Care
This blog dives into the value of family, friend and neighbor care for parents and children around the U.S. while calling for inclusion of FFN care in policy, resources and supports.
Home Grown’s Comments on NPRM and CCDF Preprint Plan
Grandparents are Holding the Fort as Child Care Providers, But They’re Breaking
Jessica Stone was pregnant with her second child when her marriage disintegrated. Jessica suddenly found herself in a child care crisis: her marriage had ended, she needed to go back to work, and she couldn’t afford (or find) childcare for two young children. Distraught and desperate, Jessica turned to the people who couldn’t say no: her own mom and dad.