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You may have already experienced or heard about the impact child care challenges are having on Kansas kids, families, businesses, and communities. Developing a stronger early care and education system can be complex, and you might not feel like the best person to contribute to this work.
Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Many small-scale solutions have already worked in other places — both inside and outside Kansas — and the families and providers in your community know what they need. By learning more about the issue and working alongside us — and with others in your region — you can have a significant impact with less effort and fewer resources than you might expect.
Communicate with people in your workplace, community, or social network about their opinions and experiences. We can connect you to others in your area who are interested in this issue.
Share what you’ve learned with your network and other leaders and contribute your own ideas through the form below.
Identify small steps you can take to expand early care and learning options in your community.
Invest in Child Care Aware of Kansas with a tax-deductible gift. Your donation will help equip stakeholders with the tools they need to build a better early care and education system.
Advocate for policies that can improve early care and education opportunities in your organization, community, or state.
Everyone has a role to play in helping our children to grow into happy, healthy, productive Kansans.
Child Care Providers
Parents & Families
Advancing equitable access to high-quality child care for Kansas families and communities takes all of us working together. Decision-makers need to hear from families, early care and education professionals, and communities about issues that matter. We can all be part of the solution by speaking up for policies that improve our early care and education system. Join our efforts by getting involved today.
We want to hear from you — whether you’re a parent or guardian, a child care provider, a government leader, an employer, or a community member who wants to make a difference.
Use the form below to share your personal experience with child care in Kansas, offer ideas and solutions, or explain why this issue is important to you. We’ll use this information to inform the solutions that we advocate for and the work that we lead.
We can help you learn what’s possible and begin to take small, actionable steps to expand
access to quality, affordable child care for everyone.
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