More Voices Needed!
Please take time to share how important childcare is to your family! We need families to help voice how quality childcare is valuable for you. START STRONG PA is an advocacy group that tries to bring your voice to legislatures to help end the childcare crisis shortage. Please consider supporting the #SpeakUp campaign to help us #SolveChildCare waitlists. Look for posters around the center, or go directly to startstrongpa.org and share your story.
A major reason for long waitlists is the struggle to recruit and retain quality early childhood educators. Claire Crescenzi, the co-owner of K-Prep, is trying to remind our legislature - and the public - of the importance of paying living wages to early educators. Check out her latest letter to the editor here - https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2023/09/we-need-to-value-and-support-teachers-pennlive-letters.html