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Honoring Araminta “Minta” Dade

Honoring Araminta “Minta” Dade

CocoKids joins the Contra Costa County childcare community in mourning the passing of one of its most dedicated advocates and leaders, MINTA DADE who passed away last June 11, 2020 in Richmond. Minta will be remembered for co-founding the West Contra Costa County...

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Rebuild Your ECE Program for the New Normal

Rebuild Your ECE Program for the New Normal

"The COVID-19 crisis is challenging everything we know (or thought we knew) about the business of early care and education programs. The new reality is your program will be forced to reconsider ratios, pricing, and programming to survive. Now is the time for you to...

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May Training Calendar

May Training Calendar

Our Quality Improvement Facilitator, Kim Nguyen, has been hard at work putting together a training calendar for our child care providers! Be sure to secure your spot for the upcoming Webinars/Zoom meetings! Here are the remaining workshops for May: - Tuesday TALKS...

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Pandemic EBT Food Benefit for Children

Pandemic EBT Food Benefit for Children

Due to COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the...

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Tuesday TALKS Tonight!

Tuesday TALKS Tonight!

The Future: Supporting Family Child Care, our local family child care association, is hosting "Tuesday Talks" tonight via webinar from 7:00pm – 9:00pm! [button link="https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdO-uqzwpE9cRkIMLkd4ZIM3CT4RpWKje " type="big"...

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National Provider Appreciation Day

National Provider Appreciation Day

"Honoring child care providers will take on a more profound meaning for many this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Child care programs have been faced with many challenges: making difficult decisions about whether to close their doors or remain open to provide...

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Stand for Children Live!

Stand for Children Live!

Join hundreds of parent leaders and advocates today during Stand for Children Live, as they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on families and child care. #AlwaysEssential Join at: https://www.facebook.com/parentvoicesCA

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