September was a very busy month and filled with amazing reporting results. LPIC released Early Care and Education statewide polling results which highlighted that nearly 80% of likely voters across Louisiana think taking action to ensure that more working families have access to affordable, quality child care should be an important priority for our state in 2024. Click here to read the full report.
Also, in partnership with Geaux Far Louisiana, we released polling results on September 20th that addressed likely voters' support for implementing paid family and medical leave, expanding resources for new parents, increasing the minimum wage, and increasing state investments in early care and education. Click here to read the full report summary.
Our annual provider survey results were released on September 26th, Help Wanted: The Staffing and Operating Challenges Facing Louisiana Child Care Providers. We surveyed Louisiana child care businesses to better understand the challenges they face while supporting parents as they go to work, go to school, or look for new work. Click here to read the full report.
If you’re interested in a deep dive into child care advocacy, please join the United Way of Southeast Louisiana for a panel discussion as they delve into the critical issue of child care advocacy at the local, state and federal levels. Register here.