Gov. Newsom Proposes $2.7 billion for COVID Response

Gov. Newsom Proposes $2.7 billion for COVID Response

Gov. Newsom proposes $2.7 billion COVID response budget for the new fiscal year. He wants $1.4 billion of this to be immediately approved for emergency COVID funding. This urge comes as the Omicron variant surges widely across the state.   The Emergency Response...
Child Care Job Crisis Continues

Child Care Job Crisis Continues

COVID-19 has exacerbated the child care work force crisis that existed long before the pandemic. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a loss of 2,100 jobs just in the month of October this year and 108k jobs lost since February 2020. If parents don’t...
Statewide Mask Mandate?

Statewide Mask Mandate?

California reinstates a statewide indoor mask mandate for one month regardless of vaccination status. The new mandate started December 15 and will last until Jan. 15, 2022. Reports in the past three weeks show that the per capita rate of new coronavirus cases in...
CocoKids Giving Tuesday Campaign 2021

CocoKids Giving Tuesday Campaign 2021

Today, November 30, is GIVING TUESDAY which was created to inspire people to give and celebrate generosity.  At CocoKids, we are committed to making quality childcare accessible to more children who need it in Contra Costa County. On this Giving Tuesday, Give the Gift...
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