Weekly Child Advocacy Update

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Latest Update – May 14, 2021

WATCH: Check out our weekly legislative update for May 14, 2021, featuring a report on Early Childhood Mental Health Services – What Families Say They Need:


New Resources

DRAFT PLAN: Child Care Development Fund Plan for North Carolina 2022-24, NC Division of Child Development & Early Education

FACT SHEET: Highlights & Advocacy Opportunities: Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for North Carolina, 2022-2024, NC Child

EVENT: NC Child Youth Advocacy Council Round Table on Student Mental Health, Friday, May 21st at 4pm. Register here.

Bill Tracking

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NC Child Weekly Updates

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From NC Child’s Parent Advisory Council