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Child Care Now Campaign

Child Care NOW is a campaign of child care advocates and allies developed by the National Women’s Law Center focused on raising awareness among policymakers and the public about the child care challenges facing America today, including affordability, quality, and provider compensation. Child Care NOW provides tools and resources to a diverse group of stakeholders to take action to elevate child care as a national priority. Together with a community of leaders and allies, Child Care NOW aims to convince policymakers to make a significant financial investment to expand access to high-quality child care, enabling parents to work and giving children access to the high-quality care they need to succeed.

State and Local Campaign Allies

Advocates for Children of New York

Advocates for Children of NJ

All Our Kin

All Our Kin (CT)

4C for Children (OH)

Alliance for Quality Education of New York


Black Child Development Institute – Chicago Affiliate (IL)

Black Child Development Institute – Nashville Affiliate (TN)

Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC): The Center for Research & Advocacy at LifeBridge Community Services (CT)

California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

CAST Preschool and Childcare Center (CT)

Center for Children’s Initiatives (NY)

Child and Family Policy Center (IA)

Child Care Aware of WA

Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc. (NY)

Child Care Council of Orange County, Inc (NY)

Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc. (NY)


Child Care Law Center (CA)

Child Care Resource Network (NY)

Child Care Resources (WA)

Child Care Services Association (NC)

Child Care Solutions, Inc. (NY)

Children’s Action Alliance (AZ)

Children’s Alliance (WA)

Children’s Defense Fund – California

Children’s Defense Fund – New York

Children’s Forum (FL)

Children’s Village (PA)

Clayton Early Learning (CO)

Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies

Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition

The Committee for Hispanic Children & Families, Inc. (NY)

Community Action Planning Council (NY)

Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County (CA)

Community Children’s Center (CT)

Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance

DFW Foster Parent Association (TX)

CSEA/SEIU Local 2001 (CT)

Early Care & Learning Council (NY)

Early Edge California

Early Learning NH

Family Care Resources (DC)

Family of Woodstock, Inc. (NY)

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students

Groundwork Ohio


Illinois Action for Children


Let’s Grow Kids (VT)

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children

Maryland Family Network

Michigan’s Children

Minnesota Child Care Association

NC Early Education Coalition

NC Institute for Child Development Professionals

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

New Horizon Academy (MN)

Over the Rainbow Learning Center (RI)

Pennsylvania Child Care Association

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PA)



Prevent Child Abuse New York

Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. (NY)

Quality Care for Children (GA)

Ready At Five (MD)

Ready to Learn Providence (RI)

Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children

Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT

Riverfront Children’s Center (CT)

Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (NY)

Sierra Nevada Children’s Services (CA)

Southern Adirondack Child Care Network (NY)

Texans Care for Children

The Children’s Workshop, Inc. (RI/MA)

The Economic Progress Institute (RI)

The Mariposa Center (RI)

Under Carrey’s Care Corp. (IL)

United Way of Pinal County (AZ)

United Way of Santa Fe County (NM)

United Way of Western CT

West Haven Child Development Center, Inc. (CT)

Windsor Learning Center, Inc. (CT)

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

Wu Yee Children’s Services (CA)

National Campaign Allies


Afterschool Alliance

American Federation of Teachers

Center for Community Change Action

Center for Frontline Retail

Child Care Aware of America ™

Child Welfare League of America Children’s Defense Fund

Children’s Defense Fund


Common Sense Kids Action

Communications Workers of America

Early Care and Education Consortium


Every Child Matters

Faith Partnerships, Inc.

First Focus

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Low Income Investment Fund

Make It Work




National Association for Family Child Care

National Association of Early Childhood State Specialists in State Departments of Education

National Black Child Development Institute

National Children’s Facilities Network

National Council of Jewish Women

National Indian Child Care Association

National Women’s Law Center

National PTA

Ounce of Prevention Fund

Partnership for America’s Children


ROC United

Save the Children

Save the Children Action Network

Service Employees International Union


Teaching Strategies

Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)