Childcare

  “Child care is crucial to the growth, development and educational advancement of all children, and creates a positive economic impact for families and communities. Every family in the United States should have access to a high-quality, affordable child care system.” Child Care Aware     Our nation is in a child care crisis that hurts children, families, businesses, and communities. Across the country, families are facing barriers accessing and affording high-quality child care, forcing them to make a difficult read more…

Posted: July 6, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

  “We are on the verge of a major victory and the achievement of the first phase of the Common Start vision. Now is the time to make our voices heard and push hard for the affordable, accessible early education child care system we know is possible!” Common Start Coalition: The Common Start Agenda     To begin the process of providing adequate Childcare in Massachusetts, we must pass the child care bill H.4795/S.2883, An Act to Expand Access to read more…

Posted: July 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

  Promise the Children is proud to have recently donated $5,000 to Building Bridges Through Music in Lynn to support its after-school, summer school and SMART music programs. Learn More About Building Bridges Through Music     Promise the Children (PTC) has benefitted from the generosity of Church congregations over many years. PTC is a nonprofit advocacy organization with a renewed focused on increasing access to subsidized child care and mental health services for children from birth to 3rd grade. read more…

Posted: June 12, 2022 in: Childcare, Ed: Preschool & Grades 1-3

Universal Child Care

  “In early 2021, the Common Start Coalition drafted legislation, originally filed by Reps. Gordon & Madaro and Senators Lewis & Moran, that would make early education and child care more affordable for families, raise pay for early educators, and provide stable funding to providers.” Common Start Coalition: The Common Start Agenda     In early 2021, the Common Start Coalition drafted legislation, originally filed by Reps. Gordon & Madaro and Senators Lewis & Moran, that would make early education read more…

Posted: June 1, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

    This year Promise the Children will be raising funds to help address our nation’s child care crisis and to fund after-school programs for children in Lynn, Massachusetts. Start bidding today!     Join Promise the Children for our third virtual online auction! This year we will be raising funds to help address our nation’s child care crisis and to fund after-school programs for children in Lynn, Massachusetts. We are proud to have recently partnered with and supported Building read more…

Posted: May 18, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

public childcare

  “The current child care market fails families, children, and businesses. Parents are often unable to find a child care program with an open spot for their infant or toddler. If there are available options, they typically are not affordable. Infant child care costs families an average of $11,000 per year and is more than the price of public college in 33 states.” — Center for American Progress     America lacks sufficient child care, and the care that does read more…

Posted: February 16, 2022 in: Action Alerts, Childcare, Preschool

Kid Holiday Activities

    Guest post by childcare professional Stephanie Manhardt.      November 1st seems to have transformed into the unofficial start of the Holiday season. This is such a magical time of the year and through the eyes of children, the magic is everywhere and everything. There are so many activities and gatherings to enjoy. On the east coast the weather doesn’t always make it easy to attend those fun activities. Luckily the magic can be done within your home. read more…

Posted: December 19, 2021 in: Childcare, Ed: Preschool & Grades 1-3, Preschool

Child Care Action Alert

    Rich countries contribute an average of $14,000 per year for a toddler’s care. In the U.S. it’s $500. The New York Times: How Other Nations Pay for Child Care     Child care in the United States is in a crisis — and it’s time for change. The United States — one of the richest countries in the world — spends only $500 per child on early childhood care each year.The New York Times recently shared shocking statistics read more…

Posted: October 21, 2021 in: Action Alerts, Childcare

family togetherness

    Guest post by Grinil Khanna with AuX Family Dynamics.     We used to have a routine. Wake up, get the kids ready, take the kids to school, hustle to work in traffic, answer to the boss, rush back home hoping the kids were doing what they had to do without getting into trouble, and run around like a chicken with its head cut off until the kids were fed and in bed. The pandemic has changed this read more…

Posted: August 3, 2021 in: Child Health Care, Childcare, Health Insurance

public childcare

    Promise the Children was recently interviewed by a young advocate at Gonzaga University on the topic of affordable childcare. Below are a few highlights from our conversation and our work toward making affordable childcare for all a reality.     1. How does your organization view affordable childcare? What is the impact of affordable childcare? Promise the Children supports a national investment in affordable, high-quality childcare for all children. Affordable childcare is essential for women and families, and read more…

Posted: May 1, 2021 in: Action Alerts, Childcare, Preschool


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