Shop and support thread in advancing the quality of early care and education for our children.
Why is investing in high-quality early care and education necessary for Alaska?
Early care and education has a profound effect not only on our children’s outcomes, but on Alaska’s economy as well.
The research is well-established. High-quality early care and education:
Research also shows that the most efficient way to boost productivity in the workforce over next few decades is to invest in today’s youngest. Families with access to high-quality child care not only supports a child's healthy development, it creates a stable workforce for Alaska’s employers. When working parents have reliable, quality care their productivity increases and absenteeism decreases.
Investing in high-quality child care does more than help our children. It strengthens our economy and benefits our community.
It is a win-win for Alaska’s families, employers, and economy.
Join thread in advocating for access to high-quality, affordable child care so that we can keep Alaska’s families working and contributing to our economy.
Vote For Kids this November and keep working families in mind.
It’s a smart investment with a big return today and tomorrow.
Video produced in partnership with Alaska Children’s Trust
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