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2020

10/05/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Special Call with Katie Hamm, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) at the Department of Health and Human Services. After few federal updates, Hamm joined the call to talk about the priorities for early childhood programs in the American Families Plan.

10/05/21 Office of Early Childhood Development Presentation Slides

The slides from the presentation by the administration.

09/14/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: a federal update from Danielle Ewen on the House Ways and Means Committee and House Committee on Education and Labor early childhood proposals for the budget reconciliation package; an additional update from Elisabeth Wright Burak on current health coverage provisions.

08/03/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: a federal update from Danielle Ewen on all of the White House's proposed packages, child care compensation, claims about unemployment payments, and some updates on child care workforce support.

07/06/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Postpartum Medicaid Extension, increasing access to Head Start programs, a federal update from Danielle Ewen, federal strategies for state advocates.

06/01/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: using federal relief dollars to support compensation, a federal update from Danielle Ewen, federal strategies for state advocates.

05/04/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: The American Families Plan (with Grace Landrieu, Domestic Policy Council, and Katie Hamm, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development), a federal update from Danielle Ewen, federal strategies for state advocates.

04/06/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: The American Rescue Plan.

03/02/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Federal education funding for summer programs and the American Rescue Plan.

01/05/21 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Paid Family leave with a guest from Family Values@Work, Federal Overview of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, coronavirus relief measures, and the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

12/01/20 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Biden caregiving plan, agency review team key staff for early childhood, content of HEROES and HEALS packages, continuing resolution update, state child care closure updates

The Past, Present, and Future of Child Care

Presentation Recording: Veteran of the field Helen Blank walked StateFedConnectors through the fascinating history of child care, from WWII and the Lanham Act to present.  
 

11/10/20 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Biden transition planning, appropriations progress and continuing resolution, COVID relief developments 
 

10/06/20 StateFedConnect Readout

Topics include: Continuing resolution, COVID relief developments, "Think Babies" recommendations from ZERO TO THREE, creating voter guides
 

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