Latino Families and Child Care Support

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Few families who are eligible for child care subsidies actually receive them, but Latino families have especially low access, according to a report from the Center for Law and Social Policy. A Closer Look at Latino Access to Child Care Subsidies finds that just 8 percent of eligible Latino children receive child care assistance through the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), compared to 21 percent of eligible black children and 13 percent of children overall. The authors recommend that states, child care referral agencies, and early childhood providers partner with Latino organizations to ensure outreach to underserved populations, and that the federal government invests more resources in CCDBG.

Read the full report here.

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