The pandemic has been and continues to be a revelatory event, exposing the strengths and weaknesses in so many aspects of our infrastructure, economy, and culture. 


One thing, above all else, caused a massive ripple in all three: Closed child care centers.

What value does our society place on our children – all of our children – having access to safe, quality care? And what does the state of child care access look like today?


Marcia Schlattman, a Program Director at Milestones


Show Notes:

Article: Policymakers Used to Ignore Child Care. Then Came the Pandemic

Article: COVID-19’s disruptions disproportionately hit child care workers

Resource: State of Minnesota Child Care Resources

Resource: Milestones

Resource: Parent Aware

Phone Resource: 651-290-9704 ext 260 Child Care Information Specialist


Episode Manager: Kelli Olson

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