Children’s Council maintains and leverages relationships with local and state media influencers in order to amplify our message to the greater public through print, digital and broadcast outlets.
If you are a member of the media and have questions about child care and early education, child development, or any other family issues, we are here for you. Please contact our Communications department.
1/29/2023: San Diego Union Tribune: “Could a new San Francisco tax be a solution to the child care crisis?” with commentary by CEO Gina Fromer, PhD and Parent Voices San Francisco’s Maria Luz Torre.
1/17/2023: EdSource: “Reactions to the governor’s early education budget proposals” with commentary by CEO Gina Fromer, PhD
12/1/2022: San Francisco Examiner (front page): “Luck and grit: How one S.F. preschool battled the odds to purchase a permanent home” including information about Children’s Council and Black ECE Pipeline graduate Monique Woodford Breaux
11/6/2022: San Francisco Examiner (front page): “From two-year waitlists to nannies: How SF parents make infant care happen” with data from Children’s Council.
11/1/2022: San Francisco Examiner (front page): “One of the worst conversations: Talking homelessness with kids in S.F.” with commentary by Children’s Council Family Engagement Manager Jenna Murphy
10/31/2022: San Francisco Examiner: “Tips for talking with your children about homelessness” with commentary by Children’s Council Family Engagement Manager Jenna Murphy
10/20/2022: San Francisco Examiner (front page): “Who carries the biggest child care burden in San Francisco?” with commentary from CEO Gina Fromer, Ph.D.
10/7/2022: San Francisco Examiner: “S.F. child care survey: How costly is raising kids in The City?” with referral to Children’s Council website/information
7/27/2022: The Democratic Query: “California’s subsidized preschool program may expand to toddlers” with commentary from CEO Gina Fromer
7/26/2022: The Democratic Query: “California Child Care Workers Struggle to Survive” with commentary from CEO Gina Fromer
5/17/2022: Sacramento FOX-40: “People rally at State Capitol to support AB 1649” Interview with CEO Gina Fromer
5/17/2022: Sacramento NBC-3: “New bill would protect child care subsidies for low income families” with commentary from CEO Gina Fromer
5/13/2022: EdSource: “Billions more for California schools, colleges under Newsom’s revised budget” with commentary about funding for child care family fees by CEO Gina Fromer
5/10/2022: KPIX CBS-5: “Bay Area parents still struggle to find child care amidst pandemic, inflation” with commentary by Chief Advancement Officer Amie Latterman and SF Parent Voices member Lily Marquez
4/28/2022: Telemundo 48: “Aumentos salariales de hasta $30,000 para trabajadores de cuidado infantil en San Francisco” (“Salary Increases of up to $30,000 for child care workers in San Francisco”) with commentary by Chief Strategy & Impact Officer Claudia Quinonez
4/21/2022: San Francisco Chronicle: “Did S.F. deliver on promise to redirect $120 million from law enforcement to Black community?” with commentary by Children’s Council Director of Black Early Childhood Education Achievement Je Ton Carey
3/3/2022: ABC-7 News “7 On Your Side”: “Here’s what’s different about getting your child tax credit in 2022” with commentary by Chief Strategy & Impact Officer Claudia Quinonez
2/23/22: San Francisco Chronicle: “The lack of childcare centers has pushed Bay Area moms to open their own” including interviews with CEO Gina Fromer and Director of Child Care Quality & Business Supports Mona Malan
2/22/2022: EdSource: “California child care workers struggle to survive” with commentary by CEO Gina Fromer
2/17/2022: EdSource: “California’s subsidized preschool program may expand to toddlers,” with commentary by CEO Gina Fromer
2/16/2022: Blue Shield Foundation Blog: “Children’s Council of San Francisco is turning family and neighbor child care workers into thriving small business owners“
1/10/2022: ABC-7: “Some Bay Area child care centers close due to lack of guidance, funding for COVID test kits” with commentary about educator resources by CEO Gina Fromer
9/30/2021: EdSource: “Will Biden’s reconciliation bill transform early childhood education?” with commentary by CEO Gina Fromer
8/9/2021: KTVU-2: “If you’re having trouble finding child care, you’re not alone” with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
7/23/2021: KTVU-2: “Newsom Signs $2.6 billion child care and early education bill” with comments by Children’s Council’s Philip Mayard
7/14/2021: Univision SF: “Desde enero todos los niños que cumplan 4 años se pueden registrar al prekínder” (“Starting in January, all children who turn 4 years old can register for pre-kindergarten”) with commentary by Children’s Council’s Claudia Quinonez.
7/13/2021: ABC-7: “Child Tax Credit: Most families with kids to receive thousands of dollars” with comments by Chief Advancement Officer Amie Latterman and Parent Voices activist Lily Marquez
6/9/2021: Redfin: “How to Baby-Proof Your Home in One Weekend” with tips by Children’s Council
6/1/2021: Univision SF: “Legisladores impulsan plan de infraestructura que daría prioridad a educación” (Legislators promote infrastructure plan that would prioritize education), including commentary by Children’s Council’s Yvette Renteria
5/6/2021: San Francisco Chronicle: “S.F. shifts $3.75 million from law enforcement budgets to support Black business communities,” funded organizations include Children’s Council of San Francisco
4/29/2021: ABC-7: “Reactions pour in after President Joe Biden addresses the nation,” including commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
4/29/2021: EdSource – Santa Cruz Sentinel: “What President Biden’s recovery plan for families means for California’s children,” including commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
4/28/2021: PRESS RELEASE: Children’s Council Celebrates the Long-Awaited Passage of “Baby Prop C” by California Supreme Court
4/1/2021: Univision: “Programas y Servicios del Children’s Council” an interview with Children’s Council Chief Strategy & Impact Officer Yvette Renteria
3/11/2021: EdSource: Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer comments on “What the Federal Stimulus Bill Means to California’s Child Care Sector”
3/11/2021: KQED News Radio: Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer responds to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank about the child care crisis in California
2/5/2021: EdSource: “How the Biden Administration Will Impact California’s Child Care Crisis,” with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
2/1/2021: SF Bayview: Mayor London Breed announces $25 million early education economic recovery program,” with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
1/26/2021: KALW Radio: “Through the Night” Documents The U.S. Child Care Crisis,” a panel with Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer and filmmaker Loira Limbal
12/17/2020: San Francisco Chronicle: “It is Life Consuming,” life at a 24-hour child care program, with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
12/11/2020: KQED TV: “Child Care System Stressed by Pandemic,” an interview with Children’s Council Chief Advancement Officer Amie Latterman and filmmaker Loira Limbal
11/2/2020: Redfin: 17 Solutions for Working from Home and Parenting, with a quote from Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
9/25/2020: KTVU: San Francisco nonprofit helps home-based child daycare operators
8/7/2020: Telemundo 48: Centros de cuidado de niños batallan durante la pandemia
8/3/2020: ABC-7 live panel with Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer: Experts address COVID-19’s impact on the future of preschool, daycare
8/3/2020: ABC-7: A Day in the Life of a San Francisco Preschool, featuring Children’s Council 2019 Family Child Care Provider Champion Barbara Ng
7/28/2020: KQED News: San Francisco Child Care Providers Are Hurting During Coronavirus Pandemic, with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
7/27/2020: KQED Forum with Michael Krasny: “COVID-19 Prompts Child Care Crisis Across California” with commentary by Children’s Council
6/29/2020: San Francisco Examiner Op-Ed by Children’s Council CEO Gina M. Fromer: “What Kind of World Will We Leave Behind for Our Children?”
10/5/2020: Bay Area Reporter: SF Mayor nominates gay man to SFMTA board with quote from Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
6/22/2020: Medium: “The Pandemics Rage On. Who Will Take Care of the Children?” by Children’s Council CEO Gina M. Fromer
6/11/2020: KCBS Radio: Ask An Expert About Child Care, an interview with Children’s Council CEO Gina M. Fromer and Child Care Law Center’s Kim Kruckel
6/1/2020: San Francisco News: Officials Secure $1 Million to Support Child Care Providers
5/27/2020: Univision: Guarderías y centros de cuidado empiezan a implementar nuevos protocolos de seguridad (Nurseries and care centers begin to implement new security protocols)
5/8/2020: San Francisco Chronicle (front page): “Who Will Watch the Kids? Bay Area Child Care Providers Shutting Down” with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
5/8/2020: San Francisco Chronicle (front page Bay Area section): Popular Summer Camp in Bankruptcy
5/1/2020: ABC-7: “Home-based child care programs searching for answers during shelter-in-place” with commentary by Children’s Council CEO Gina Fromer
5/1/2020: San Francisco Chronicle: “What Does Feminism Look Like Without Child Care? It’s Not Pretty.” by Children’s Council Board Chair Anna Nordberg
4/5/2020: San Francisco Chronicle: “A Working Parent’s Shelter-in-Place Quandary – Pay for Child Care They Can’t Use?” with commentary by Children’s Council Chief Advancement Amie Latterman
7/29/2019: KALW Radio Panel with CEO Gina M. Fromer: The Rising Cost of Child Care
7/12/2019: It’s official — “Baby Prop C” is safe!
3/14/2019: El Tecolote: Anti-Tax Advocacy Group Tries to Block SF Voter-Sponsored Funding for Education
2/3/2019: San Jose Mercury News: The Crushing Quest Bay Area Parents Face for Child Care
2/1/2019: ABC7: The Trauma of Parental Separation
11/1/2018: USA Today: Children’s Council’s Healthy Apple Program Makes National News
6/21/2018: Prop C — A Victory for our City
6/6/2018: Bay Area Reporter — Children’s Council was a proponent of Proposition C.
5/26/2018: San Francisco Chronicle — Executive Director Sandee Blechman: “San Francisco has a well-thought-out plan and clear priorities for how to use funds generated by Prop. C”
5/17/2018: KQED Radio “Prop C Universal Childcare for San Francisco.”
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8/16/16: Child Care is Good for Business
11/6/2015: Share Your Voice: Urgent Community Events
7/7/2015: In response to Washington Post: Is Universal Child Care the Next Big Liberal Cause?