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September 16, 2020

Pennsylvania’s Child Care Crisis: A Virtual Public Forum

Wednesday, 10:00 am to 11:00 am Free

Child care providers, teachers, parents, and advocates in Pennsylvania are invited to join Start Strong PA on September 16 for “Pennsylvania’s Child Care Crisis: A Virtual Public Forum.” The Forum will include an important discussion with the congregational delegation regarding Pennsylvania’s child care crisis.

About

During the Forum, featured speakers will present the following:

    • PennState’s Dr. Philip Sirinides will review major takeaways and recommendations from a new study documenting the financial impact of COVID-19 on the child care sector.
    • Pennsylvania Chamber of Business Industry President and CEO Gene Barr will discuss child care’s vital role in Pennsylvania’s economic recovery.
    • Providers, advocates, and others will detail the changing face of child care and challenges caused by COVID-19, the essential role that child care will have for working families in a recovering economy, and the need for additional financial stabilization assistance to prevent the collapse of the sector.

A question and answer session with panelists and members of Congress will follow these presentations.

Registration

To register for the Forum, visit the event webpage. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Child Care Professionals and infants and toddlers pose with Trying Togehter t-shirts on.

Organizer

Start Strong PA
Phone:
717.635.9026
Email:
info@startstrongpa.org
Website:
https://startstrongpa.org/