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  • Washington City Paper

    Child Care Providers to Get Vaccinated in February

    January 26, 2021
    Early Childhood Health and Safety

    Looks like child care providers will start getting vaccinated in February. The news comes as a relief for members of the early care and education community, many of whom have been working in-person for months.

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  • WPFW

    WPFW’s To Heal DC: DC Early Educators Fight for COVID Vaccine Access

    January 25, 2021
    Early Childhood Education

    DC Early Learning Collaborative Chief Strategy Officer Sia Barbara Kamara Ferguson, Washington Association of Child Care Centers President Jeff Credit, DC Directors Exchange Co-Chair Sally D’Italia, and Under 3 DC’s Tawana Jacobs joined To Heal DC hosts Joni Eisenberg and Chuck Hicks to discuss...

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  • WAMU

    D.C. To Cut Funding For Homeless Services As Coronavirus Cases Surge

    December 9, 2020
    Budget and Legislative Advocacy Health and Safety

    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration is pulling back funding from local nonprofits that serve residents experiencing homelessness, DCist/WAMU has learned. The funding cuts could force some of the affected nonprofits to shrink their programs, from day centers to street outreach, lay off.

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