Child Care Advocacy

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi with members of our chapter of Parent Voices and Coordinator Maria Luz Torre.

Children’s Council of San Francisco is committed to advocating with local, state and federal policy-makers on a full range of budget and policy issues related to early care and education. 

We believe that all children deserve access to quality early care and education. Together with a broad coalition of community partners, Children’s Council advocates for affordable quality child care and increased, livable wages for early educators.

Children’s Council also sponsors the San Francisco chapter of Parent Voices, a parent-led grassroots organization working to make quality child care affordable and accessible to all families.

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In 2020, COVID-19 has expanded our advocacy work. Currently we are advocating for a ballot measure that will appear on the November ballot that will unlock over $400 million early care and education funds in San Francisco, advocating for additional resources for marginalized children as well as fighting to protect and expand ECE overall.

Since March 2020, Children’s Council and Parent Voices San Francisco have: 

But there is still so much more to do! Join our fight to advocate for an improved early care and education system.

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