Policy & Advocacy Skill-Building Webinars

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Welcome!

Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to provide multiple pre-recorded skill-building webinars for you to amp up your advocacy skills. We appreciate you taking your time to engage in advocacy and lift up your voice for child care. Review our featured programs or peruse the full catalog of Policy & Advocacy recordings.

Full Catalog

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What Does the Midterm Election Mean for Child Care?

Learn about the impact of the mid-term elections on child care policy and a preview of advocacy strategies for the new post-election landscape.

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Catalyzing Growth: Leveraging Data to Advocate for Change Manage Product

Price of Care is the second in CCAoA’s new research series, Catalyzing Growth: Using Data to Change Child Care. This webinar features members of our research team will explain how the child care supply landscape and child care prices changed in 2021.

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              Advocacy 101 Webinar

Want to engage in electoral work in your state? This webinar will help you build your early childhood advocacy skills and give you the tools you need to share your story.

The Advocate Spotlight

In this series, you can hear from advocates across the country about specific tactics they have used in their advocacy work in short 20-minute or less interviews. This series is for all advocates looking to learn more about different tactics they can incorporate into their work. 


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     Mary Janssen: Hosting Visits for Lawmakers

     Hear from Mary in Iowa about how she hosts visits for lawmakers at child care facilities in her      advocacy work in our first installment of the Advocate Spotlight.

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     Robin Phillips: Engaging with Local Businesses

     Hear from Robin in Missouri about how she engages with her business community about the         importance of child care in our second installment of the Advocate Spotlight.

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     Marsha Basloe: The Power of Educators Sharing Their Stories

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from Marsha in North Carolina discuss the importance and impact of early childhood          educators sharing their stories in our third installment of the Advocate Spotlight.

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     Lisa Hildebrand: Hosting A Candidate Forum      
       Hear from Lisa in Rhode Island about how important it is for advocates to discuss child care          policy with state and local candidates by hosting a candidate forum.

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   Jonny Carkin: Growing Your Non-Lobbying Advocacy Toolkit
       Hear from Jonny of Idaho about the various educational activities available for child care advocates, and the impact activation efforts like attending a rally to contacting a lawmaker has for the success of child care legislation.