As someone who served in the Minnesota House and now works for Ramsey County, I have seen firsthand the impact that our state’s lack of investment in early care and learning has had in our communities.
Families across the state are struggling to access and afford high-quality child care.
Businesses are struggling to attract and retain employees due to a lack of child care slots.
And providers are struggling to make ends meet due to low wages.
Ensuring that families with young children have access to quality, affordable early care and learning opportunities is the best way that leaders can support our workforce, grow our local and state economies, and improve the educational and health outcomes of children in communities across Minnesota. Read more.