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COVID’s Impact on Home-Based Child Care

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.

Reimagine Child Care Roundtable

Reimagine Child Care Town Hall

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.

New Jersey’s Child Care Staffing Crisis

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.

Orlene’s Story

A family child care provider shares her child care story.

Latoya’s Story

A family child care provider shares her child care story.

Habibah’s Story

A mother of four shares her child care story.

Joan’s Story

An executive director of a child care center shares her child care story.

Jheryn’s Story

A mom of two shares her child care story.

Michele’s Story

An executive director of a non-profit child care center shares her child care story.

Naome’s Story

A mom of three shares her child care story.

Tammy Murphy on Child Care

Steve Adubato speaks with Tammy Murphy on the inequities in child care in COVID-19 and prior.

COVID-19

Steve Adubato speaks with Asw. Eliana Pintor Marin (D) – NJ, Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, about the impact of COVID-19 on Newark, the long-term economic impact of the crisis on the state, and the importance of affordable, accessible, and quality child care during the pandemic.

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable – Child Care in New Jersey: A Key to the State’s Economic Recovery

A virtual roundtable discussion on the critical role that child care will play in the restart of NJ’s economy.

Part 1: Carole Johnson, Commissioner NJ Department of Human Services

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Carole Johnson on the need for congressional support for child care.

Part 2: Carole Johnson, Commissioner NJ Department of Human Services

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Carole Johnson on business leaders recognition for the need to support child care.

Art Rolnick, Economist

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Art Rolnick on how lack of support for child care impacts our national economy.

Peter T. Rosario, President and CEO at Ocean County YMCA

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Peter T. Rosario on challenges facing child care providers.

Cecilia Zalkind, President & CEO Advocates for Children of NJ

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Cecilia Zalkind on the need to value child care during COVID-19 recovery.

Winifred Smith-Jenkins, Senior Director, Zadie’s Nurturing Den

NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Clip – Winifred Smith-Jenkins on seeing and funding child care as a public good.

Peter Webster on Child Care

Steve Adubato speaks with Peter Webster on the connection between child care the economy.

U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Child Care

Steve Adubato speaks with Senator Cory Booker on the importance of child care and the need for federal support.