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All Child Care, All The Time

…And Especially On Thursday, 6/13 from 1 – 2 pm ET!

When you should call your federally elected officials and join the Twitter Storm to support the Child Care for Working Families Act as part of #SummerCare week!

  • Want to know what to say to who? Check out the super-simple and easy-to-use
    call-in script .
  • Want to know what to post when? Check out these sample tweets below:
    • #Childcare needs don’t stop at 3pm on a weekday or in the middle of June. Working families need full-day, full-year, high-quality #ChildCare4All. The Child Care for Working Families Act would help make sure #ECEwins all year long – and that children and families do too.
    • With the Child Care for Working Families Act, children learn and parents earn (even during the summer). #SummerCare #ChildCare4All
    • By investing in year-round safe and high-quality learning environments, and increasing #ECE educator wages, the Child Care for Working Families Act supports children, families, educators and businesses. #WinWinWinWin #SummerCare #ChildCare4All

How are child care funds being used in your state?

Explore the new  website, launched as a partnership from the Center for American Progress, NAEYC, the Bipartisan Policy Center, Child Care Aware of America, and the First Five Years Fund, to find out! Our site features an “Ask An Expert” tool where visitors can get their child care policy questions answered, state specific resources and an awesome !

Help us share the website and video widely. Here are some sample social media posts (and feel free to tag our organizational Twitter handles:    ):

  • Get the #ChildCare411 and learn more about how #CCDBG is being used in your state: 
  • On average, early educators make $10.72. Congress must #FundChildCare and ensure they have livable wages. Investing in them is an investment in our children. 
  • Every year, Congress decides how much money families will get to alleviate child care costs. Is it enough for your community?  #ChildCare411
  • With the increase in #CCDBG, 14 states have been able to increase quality standards. 
  • Even with a historic increase in #CCDBG, families and early educators don’t have enough. Get the #ChildCare411 at 

Child Care is Everywhere!

Keep the drumbeat loud – and don’t forget to use  to help you make the case for continued investment in high-quality child care and early learning!