Center for the Child Care Work Force (CCW) advocates for public policy to restructure the early care and education delivery system in order to address workforce recruitment and compensation; created Worthy Wage Day.
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) supports policies that expand resources for child care and early education initiatives at the federal, state, and local levels. The organization studies relationships between child care subsidy systems, Head Start and Early Head Start, state pre-kindergarten programs, and other birth-to-five early education efforts to ensure these systems address needs of children and families.
Child Care Aware of America is the national network of more than 850 child care resource and referral centers (CCR&Rs) located in every state and most communities across the US. CCR&R centers help families, child care providers, and communities find, provide, and plan for affordable, quality child care.
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under-nutrition in the United States. FRAC is a champion of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Library of Congress provides full text of all Federal legislation proposed in the House or Senate.
National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation’s leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children.
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) conducts academic research to inform policy supporting high-quality, early education for all young children. NIEER provides independent, research-based analysis and technical assistance to policymakers, journalists, researchers, and educators.
National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) is a leading advocate for early learning opportunities for children from economically disadvantaged families.