Quality Affordable Child Care


Murphy Directs $38 Million for Infant and Child Care Support

Article from Press of Atlantic City discusses the investment of new federal CCDBG funding to support infant child care and features Think Babies state partner Advocates for Children of New Jersey.
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State Lawmakers Can Make a Difference for Today’s Babies

Article from Insider NJ covering the expansion of New Jersey’s paid family leave law and features Think Babies state partner Advocates for Children of New Jersey discussing the importance of comprehensive paid family leave for child development.
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Child Care Access Now Act Passes State House

Coverage by KEPR of progress of HB 1344, the Washington Child Care Access Now Act, which directs the development of a plan to provide universal access to quality affordable child care by 2025. It features Think Babies state partner, Children’s Alliance.
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State Early Childcare Program Falls Short for Parents

News story from WRAL TV features Think Babies state partner organization North Carolina Early Education Coalition discussing the need for increased investments in child care.
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Legislative Insight: Strolling Thunder Makes Noise for Quality Child Care

Video from Legislative Insight provides coverage of Rhode Island’s second Strolling Thunder event held on May 1, 2019 by Think Babies state partner Rhode Island Kids Count.
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State of Babies Yearbook 2019: Data for Policymakers and Advocates

The state where a baby is born makes a big difference in their chances for a strong start in life. For the first time, ZERO TO THREE and Child Trends are telling the state-by-state story of America’s babies. The data can be used by policymakers and advocates to identify and act on the challenges facing the youngest members of society.
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