Across the state, ECE programs noted Early Childhood Councils – like ECPAC – as the greatest support during this time with 56% noting challenges in accessing PPE. Read more here. ECPAC, with support from the Office of Early Childhood and COVID-Relief funding from HelpColoradoNow has delivered PPE and cleaning supplies to over 140 Early Care and Education (ECE) programs to help keep them open during this pandemic.
A recent report highlights how child care is a critical component to ensuring we come out of this pandemic with a strong economy. ECPAC is participating in weekly meetings with the County and the State to advocate for support and policy changes to ensure the child care industry is strong and thriving.