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May Revised Budget Response from Parent Voices CA

May Revised Budget Response from Parent Voices CA

California families were given great news in the Governor’s May Revised Budget ... [but] not one dollar has been proposed to address the wage crisis in the child care sector. Please sign our petition to bring financial security to our parents and child care providers.

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Listen to The Love Connection Podcast

Listen to The Love Connection Podcast

This series explores child care providers' experiences with California's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS). Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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CDSS COVID-19 Test Kits Flyers

CDSS COVID-19 Test Kits Flyers

CDSS and CDPH released new flyers about home testing for COVID-19 and reporting positive cases. Flyers are available in 14 different languages.

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