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Addressing the availability, affordability, and quality of child care requires a joint effort. We lead important conversations on child care, provide valuable data, and bring together child care providers, parents, and community leaders.

This learning cohort teaches early childhood professionals how to advocate for the field when engaging and educating policymakers at all levels of government.

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We offer resources to help you stay up-to-date on policy and legislative changes related to child care and early education.

Our staff is committed to supporting the child care providers and families in Minnesota. Learn more about available opportunities to join our team.

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cost of care

We work with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to conduct a child care rate survey regularly. The data collected impacts county child care reimbursement rates and is available as a resource for child care providers and parents.