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Advocacy - Because Everything We Do for Kids Matters!

Child Care Aware of Washington advocates for all WA families to have access to high-quality child care and early learning programs, and for our state's child care professionals to earn a living wage.

Child Care Aware of Washington advocates at the state and national levels for all WA families to have access to high-quality child care and early learning programs.

What's on top right now? Business can play a key role in strengthening their workforce today and tomorrow via high-quality child care.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently released a repor, "Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow: The Business Case for High-Quality Childcare," that details the benefits and positive impacts businesses can have when they support high-quality child care. It encourages employers large and small to get involved.

"Today's workers need childcare. Tomorrow's workers are in childcare."

~ Katharine B. Stevens, American Enterprise Institute, Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow: The Business Case for High-Quality Childcare, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, June 2017

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Learn more about how and why Washington businesses are supporting high-quality child care:

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