I am a single mother by choice. A year into my new dream job at a major university in New York City, I decided to start a family.
An industry essential to the economic health of the state, childcare still needs assistance amid pandemic fallout.
Unemployment statistics can’t capture the full extent of what women have lost.
How COVID impacted home-based child care, the need for public support and investment in child care, and the increased importance of high quality, accessible child care for families.
A panel discussion on the child care crisis happening in NJ and the country and what needs to be done in Trenton to help make sure our youngest children and their families are receiving quality, affordable and reliable childcare.
Meghan Tavormina, President, New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children, discuss how low wages and COVID closures that have led to the staffing crisis in the child care industry and the impact of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan on child care.