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Reaction and the call to action from our Iowa AEYC Governing Board Public Policy Chair, Leslie Stonehocker — Jan 8, 2021

Through many years in the field and being the recipient of incredible mentoring affiliated with being involved in Iowa AEYC, I cannot remain silent about the actions that took place in Washington DC today.  Because of my affiliation with this organization, I have had several opportunities to...

New Resources Now Available for Child Care Providers — May 15, 2020

New Resources Now Available for Child Care Providers Child care providers are a critical component to keeping Iowa’s economy up and running. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, they have struggled to keep their doors open and have had trouble getting the necessary cleaning supplies to keep...

Childcare Providers Fight To Stay Afloat In Pandemic — May 13, 2020

Iowa Public Radio's River to River program with Ben Kieffer on May 5 aired an episode titled, "Childcare Providers Fight To Stay Afloat In Pandemic."   Guests include: Vickie Brandenburg , owner, Lionheart Early Learning Center, Iowa City Rep. Tracy...

More heroes in need of support: Child Care workers — May 13, 2020

The April 28, 2020 Edition of the Des Moines Register's Opinion page included this article written by Jeannine Laughlin: Child Care Workers Also Deserve Sustainable Pay, and Our Support, During and After the Pandemic   For more COVID-19 Resources check out our COVIC-19 Resources...