May 2018 P.E.A.C.E. News

War? All of us, including the children we care for, are facing unprecedented perils and opportunities as the President’s war-oriented foreign policy team is moving toward negotiations with North Korea and disruption of the multilateral agreement to keep Iran from producing nuclear weapons.  At the same time the U.S. Senate […]

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April 2018 P.E.A.C.E. News

Action Alert!      Children, parents, and early childhood providers throughout the United States should thank you for your help in convincing Congress, on March 23, to pass an Appropriations Act, that includes a $2.4 Billion increase in appropriations for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) (almost doubling it!) […]

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March 2018 P.E.A.C.E. News

Action Alert!          Children, parents, and early childhood providers throughout the United States need your help right away.  On February 8, Congress passed and the President approved legislation that authorized a DOUBLING of the funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and a big increase in Head […]

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February 2018 P.E.A.C.E. News

Action Alerts! Although the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Bill was passed in January, we need to keep pressure up on Congress to reauthorize The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, H.R. 2824, which the House passed in September and is being considered by the Senate. With both […]

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January 2018 P.E.A.C.E. News

Action Alerts! 1.  Child Care:       Congress is back in session and Democrats and Republicans are beginning to negotiate the final year –end federal spending bill. Democratic Senators have proposed an increase of $2.9 billion which would double the discretionary funding for CCDBG (Child Care Development Block Grant) . […]

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