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Community Assistance Funding for COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, communities across Nebraska are responding on the local level through creation of community-driven programs for families, businesses and nonprofits who are impacted. We're compiling a list of commuinty programs and will continue to update it as more programs are announced.

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April 02, 2020  |  Posted in

FAQ: Unemployment Benefits for Early Childhood Professionals during COVID-19

COVID-19 has put a profound strain on Nebraska's early childhood and child care professionals. We've compiled the latest information on state and federal unemployment insurance benefits to help early childhood professionals protect their financial security during this national crisis.  Read More

March 25, 2020  |  Posted in General

COVID-19: Business & Economic Support

Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 business and economic news impacting child care workers, early childhood small businesses and communities.  Read More

March 24, 2020  |  Posted in General

Early Childhood: A Dollars-and-Sense Issue for Gage County

Sr. Policy Associate Elizabeth Everett spoke recently at a gathering of Gage County leaders on creating a high-quality child care infrastructure to develop, attract and anchor a much-needed up-and-coming workforce in Beatrice and Gage County.

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March 05, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

Quality early child care emerges as a key economic development tool

Senior Policy Associate Elizabeth Everett led a panel discussion at this year's Thriving Children conference on the role early childhood plays in a community’s growth and vitality. Read More

September 19, 2019  |  Posted in General

Governor Ricketts’ economic development conference focuses on growth, challenges

Like affordable housing, public transportation and quality jobs, high-quality child care is necessary to attract and retain a talented workforce in Nebraska communities.  Read More

July 25, 2019  |  Posted in General