Substantial funding for child care is critical in this moment and in the recovery to come. In this letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Rhian Evans Allvin of NAEYC, Eric Bucher of AzAEYC and Kelly Larkin of SAZAEYC offer an eight-step roadmap for relief and recovery that calls for state investment in a well-functioning child care system. Read the letter.
AzAEYC and SAZAEYC share business resources for Arizona child care providers that have developed out of our collective advocacy efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Options for small business loans, updates on unemployment insurance, how Arizona child care providers can efficiently access critical information and other important information on the business of child care. Learn more.
To help keep families and childcare programs economically stable and healthy through this challenging time, Arizona MUST provide additional state funding investments and clear childcare guidance to respond to the realities and needs of families, childcare providers, and staff. Read the request to the Governor's Governor’s Office, Arizona Department of Health Services, and the Arizona Legislature here.