Children's Issues to Watch

North Country Matters: Empire State Campaign for Child Care - Blue Carreker, the Upstate Organizer for the Citizen Action of New York, outlines the founding of a new organization in New York State called the Empire State Campaign for Child Care. This group, made up of over 100 state-wide organizations, is focusing on improving the quality and availability of child care in the state. Her discussion with North Country Matters host Donna Seymour looks at the current problems with availability, the high costs of child care in NY, and some strategies for moving the issue onto the front burner in the legislature next year. (Filmed Oct. 31, 2017)

North Country Matters: The Child Care Crisis in NY - Blue Carreker, the Upstate Organizer for the Citizen Action of New York & Public Policy and Education Fund of New York, talks with NCM host Donna Seymour about the crises in child care in New York State. Lack of quality, affordable childcare is a drag on our economy. They discuss the gap between the needs and the available services and what can be done to bridge those gaps. (April 21, 2017)

The PowHer the Vote 2017 campaign is focusing on Child Care and Early Education in preparation for Election Day, Nov. 7.

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Updated: November 9, 2017

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