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Upper Valley employers and families both name access to high-quality, affordable childcare as one of the key barriers to prosperity in our region, especially for low- and moderate-income families. How can we increase childcare access and affordability in the Upper Valley so our families and workplaces can thrive?
That topic will be explored in depth in this free, public, two-part virtual symposium for employers, policymakers, providers, parents, and others. Be a part of creating better, more equitable childcare for all Upper Valley residents and businesses!
Hosted by Vital Communities in partnership with the Corporate Council, Municipal Leaders, the Early Care and Education Association of the Upper Valley, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and the Couch Family Foundation.
Part I: Impact on the Local Labor Market
Wed | Nov 3 | 8-9:30 am
Learn why the childcare crisis is so complex, look at what the data is telling us, and hear what the NH and VT state governments are and aren’t doing.
Part II: What is Working in the Upper Valley?
Wed | Nov 17 | 8-9:30 am
A look at effective childcare policy and programs around the Upper Valley, including solutions being implemented or explored by employers, communities, childcare professionals, policymakers, and philanthropists.