Since the 2020 election, Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) has been engaging with the new administration as they transition. CCAoA has helped develop policy recommendations for building a more effective and equitable child care system, as well as released statements on two cabinet-level nominees. You can find these resources below.
Letter to President Biden about the American Rescue Plan: Over 100 organizations including CCAoA, NAEYC, FFYF, CLASP, NWLC, SCAN and state partners released a letter expressing gratitude toward President Biden and the administration for prioritizing $40 billion in dedicated child care relief funds in the American Rescue Plan.
Child Care and Early Learning—Addressing the Urgent Crisis and Investing in the Future: CCAoA joined 187 organizations to develop recommendations for the Biden transition team on child care and early learning policy.
Proposal to Establish a White House Office on Children and Youth: CCAoA joined 350 organizations to propose the establishment of a White House Office on Children and Youth and a White House Conference on Children and Youth to elevate the needs of children, youth and their families.
Improving Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care: CCAoA joined 17 organizations calling on the Biden Administration to prioritize improving access to affordable, high-quality child care as part of its early learning and economic policy agendas.