The child-care industry is down more than 126,000 workers. That’s according to the Washington Post. Staff members are leaving the industry for higher-paying jobs and better benefits. This has economic impacts — with fewer workers, fewer children can be cared for, and more parents must leave the workforce to stay home with them.
The staffing crisis is impacting the Rochester region. Guests include:
The Children’s Agenda advocates for effective policies and drives evidenced-based solutions for the health, education and success of children. We are especially committed to children who are vulnerable because of poverty, racism, health inequities and trauma.