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.
It’s now painfully obvious that the mass entry of women into the workforce was rigged from the beginning.
The pandemic is crippling America’s already fragile child-care system.
NJ Human Services Extends COVID-19 Child Care Assistance Programs Through February; Increases Investment in Child Care Subsidy Program
New Jersey Human Services today announced the state will be extending several COVID-19-related child care assistance programs through the end of February as part of the Department’s continued effort to support families and child care providers impacted by the pandemic.
Governor Phil Murphy presents his state of the state address, for later broadcast, at the Trenton War Memorial in Trenton, N.J. January, 10, 2021.
Reimagining child care in New Jersey, funding and access.
Economic conditions were improving for New Jersey children through 2019, but the pandemic is likely to limit or wipe out progress moving forward, according to a pair of reports released Monday.
NJ adults (with children) afraid they won’t make next rent or mortgage payment.
A recent study by the Center For American Progress estimates that 54% of New Jersey’s child care supply may be lost due to the pandemic.
COVID-19 safety measures and class size limits and low state subsidies have put New Jersey child care providers in financial peril.
Advocates for Children New Jersey (ACNJ) has partnered with Senator Joseph Vitale (D-19) and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19) in the introduction of a budget resolution aimed at addressing child care deserts and the inaccessibility of high-quality infant/toddler care in New Jersey.
Child care programs across the country are ‘afraid to stay open and afraid to close,’ caught between fear of the coronavirus and fear of financial ruin