On April 23, please join BPC for a roundtable discussion focused on supporting small child care businesses. Many of these are women-owned and forced to operate on small budgets and slim profit margins. The work of these small businesses is essential to keeping their communities working, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
Supporting Small Child Care Businesses During COVID-19 is the fourth and final event in the roundtable series on the impacts of COVID-19 on the child care industry, and will bring together voices of small child care businessowners to discuss the challenges they have experienced. The roundtable discussion will address:
- How small child care businesses have fared during the pandemic;
- What financial resources were—or were not—accessible to them;
- How ongoing stressors have impacted the behavioral health of their employees and the children and families being served; and
- Solutions that can support child care as a small business in this country.
Executive Director, Learning Hive, Lawrenceville, GA
Director, Cuddle Bugs Daycare, Missoula, MT
Owner and Director, Happy Hours Learning Center, Aberdeen, NJ
Owner and Director, Birdie’s Nest Child Care Center, Davenport, IA
Director, Yates Baptist Child Development Center, Durham, NC
Linda K. Smith
Director of the Early Childhood Initiative, BPC
Read their full bios here.
In light of restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, BPC events have shifted to all remote formats, such as video teleconferences or calls.