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Steering Committee

Child Care NEXT is guided by steering committee of the leading experts and organizations in child care policy. 

The Alliance for Early Success is the convener and coordinator of this evolving project. The steering committee — made up of some of the best minds in this work — is helping us to create a strategic process with equity at its core. 

Rhian Evans Allvin
Chief Executive Officer, National Association for the Education of Young Children

Mario Cardona
Chief of Policy and Practice, Child Care Aware® of America

Leng Leng Chancey
Executive Director, 9to5 

Jennifer Jennings-Shafer
Senior Campaign Manager, ZERO TO THREE

Laura Dallas McSorley
Director of Early Childhood Policy, Center for American Progress

Sade Moonsammy
Chief of Staff, Family Values at Work

Nina Perez
Early Childhood National Campaign Director, MomsRising/MamásConPoder

Sarah Rittling
Executive Director, First Five Years Fund


Katherine Gallagher Robbins
Director of Child Care and Early Education, Center for Law and Social Policy 

Shannon Rudisill
Executive Director, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative

Karen Schulman
Director of State Child Care Policy, National Women’s Law Center

Rachel Schumacher
Independent Early Childhood Policy Consultant, Raising Child Care Fund

Ed Stierli
Director of State Campaigns, Save the Children Action Network

Dan Wuori
Director of Early Learning, Hunt Institute

Strategic Advisor:

Elliot Haspel
Program Officer, Robins Foundation

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