Posted on June 4, 2021
June 3, 2021
Testimony at the Department of Human Services Public Hearing on New Jersey’s CCDF Plan
Cynthia Rice, Advocates for Children of NJ Senior Policy Analyst
ACNJ senior policy analyst, Cynthia Rice, speaks on this historic opportunity to change New Jersey’s child care paradigm now and in the future with the use of the American Rescue Plan Funds.
Through its webinars, town halls and surveys, ACNJ has heard first-hand from hundreds of New Jersey child care providers and parents on how COVID-19 has affected child care programs and families needing care for their children and what is needed to strengthen the current system. The testimony highlights two overarching themes that became clear during these many discussions. Click on the download button below to view testimony.
Also, you can read a blog from Ceil Zalkind, ACNJ President/CEO on the opportunities of the American Rescue Plan for child care.