Urge Congress to Tackle New Jersey’s Child Care Crisis!

Posted on December 6, 2022

“How can we continue to pay our staff competitive wages and pay higher costs in all areas without pricing ourselves out of reach from the families who so desperately need us? The economics are clearly not working," says owner and Director of Peppermint Tree Child Development Center Valerie Frost-Lewis, sharing her concerns regarding the high costs of child care in New Jersey.

New Jersey’s child care system is still in crisis. A federal investment in child care funding is necessary to keep the system from crumbling further.

We must reimagine child care - New Jersey’s Congressional leaders must support an increase in the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funding to make this happen!

Let Congress know NOW the challenges New Jersey’s child care system faces. Fill out the form below and urge them for more funding.