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A Letter to Our Community

Last month, we gathered in New Orleans and virtually for the 2021 NAFCC Annual Conference – “Hitting the High Notes.” It was an incredible feeling being able to meet again in person and network with so many family child care professionals from across the country. We even had attendees tuning in online from as far…

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New CACFP Payment Rates for 2021-2022

July 8, 2021 Every July, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimbursement rates for centers and family child care are published in the Federal Register for the year. This is how they break down for family child care providers this year: 2021-2022 CACFP Reimbursement Rates Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022…

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In Your Own Words

On Wednesday, April 21, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is hosting a hearing called “In Their Own Words: Paid Leave, Child Care, and an Economy that Failed Women.” The hearing will feature testimony from five mothers – and one of them, Rebecca, is a family child care educator in New York. They will…