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LIIF and Partners Announce Launch of Better Child Care NYC

LIIF has joined 20 business, labor and nonprofit groups to launch Better Child Care NYC, a coalition focused on policies to increase child care access for New York City families. Read the press release. Read the World Today News article. Leer artículo de El Diario La Prensa (en español). With 25 years of impact in the sector…

LIIF’s Atlanta ECE Grant Administration and Technical Assistance in SaportaReport Article

The Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) and the Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive (PAACT) $20 million education initiative received media attention, spotlighting our CDFI’s work around grant administration and technical assistance for Atlanta child care facilities. The article spoke to a celebratory event with Mayor Andre Dickens in attendance. Read “Mission Accomplished: PAACT and…

LIIF’s Joe Fretwell a Keynote Speaker at Early Learner South Dakota Summit

Early Learner South Dakota (ELSD) is hosting its second annual summit on Sept. 21-22 to convene business leaders, economic development directors and child care providers throughout the state to discuss solutions to the rising cost of child care. In June 2023, ReadyNation presented a report that highlighted the impact of the growing cost of child…

Reimagining Child Care: Systems Changes and Solutions

Like many stakeholders across the community development industry and beyond, LIIF has spent much of the last year closely following the Biden-Harris administration’s Build Back Better Act and envisioning opportunities to fundamentally shift inequitable systems. The more than $400 billion proposed investment in the early care and education (ECE) sector – including universal pre-K for all three and four-year-olds and policies…