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Advocacy

Child Care Circuit works closely with Child Care Aware® of America, a national nonprofit organization working to advance affordability, accessibility, development and learning of children in child care, on advocacy issues. Child Care Aware® of America advocates for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families, lead research that advances the child care and early learning field, leverage technology to help families make informed decisions about child care, and provide professional development for child care providers. They work with more than 400 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies nationwide, including Child Care Circuit. Click here to learn more about these advocacy efforts.

Parents are one of the greatest advocates for increased funding and accessibility to child care. Below is information to help you when contacting your representatives.

Contact Your Representatives

Interested in reaching out to your elected officials? These sites will help you find your state representative by city and town, as well as your federal representatives.

Data

Data is important when making your case with lawmakers. The following reports may be helpful when advocating for early education initiatives: