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Testimonies from Parents on the Waiting List for Child Care

Read stories from two parents who have been on the waiting list for child care about the impact it has had on their lives and the lives of their families.

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Our Nontraditional Hours Report is Released!

Our research team conducted focus groups, interviews, and surveys throughout California to learn about the needs of parents who work nontraditional hours and the providers who care for their children.

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