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CCRC’s Government Relations Director Awarded Elizabeth Hamilton Lowe Child Advocacy Award

CCRC’s Government Relations Director Awarded Elizabeth Hamilton Lowe Child Advocacy Award

June 24, 2019

Los Angeles, California - Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) announced today that Government Relations Director, Donna Sneeringer, M.P.A., has been awarded the Elizabeth Hamilton Lowe Child Advocacy Award from local non-profit Child360, July 18th 2019. She was recognized for her unwavering commitment to children and their families through her advocacy work at CCRC, the Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles, and more.

Choose Child Care that Fits your Family’s Needs from our CEO

Choose Child Care that Fits your Family’s Needs from our CEO

June 21, 2019

Choosing care for your child is a complex and often challenging task for
families. The high cost of care and lack of choices limit a family’s options.

81% of People in CCRC’s Service Area Live in a Child Care Desert

81% of People in CCRC’s Service Area Live in a Child Care Desert

June 14, 2019

Working class families struggle nationwide to find affordable high quality child care for their families. Cost is a significant barrier. However geographic accessibility of child care stands out as well. This geographical disparity is commonly referred to as child care deserts. Lack of affordable child care has negative results on parents, employers, children and the economy as a whole.

23rd Annual Annabelle Godwin Play Day

23rd Annual Annabelle Godwin Play Day

May 30, 2019

On Saturday May 18, 2019 at Woodley Park we hosted our 23rd Annual Annabelle Godwin Play Day.  Annabelle Godwin Play Day (AGPD) is one of the largest events in the San Fernando Valley that is geared towards children 0-5 and their families. Thanks to generous sponsors, enthusiastic volunteers and dedicated staff, CCRC was able to offer resources that encourage healthy living, early education, and family well-being for over 5,000 families.

CCRC Awarded a two-year grant of $100,000 from the Stein Early Childhood Development Fund

CCRC Awarded a two-year grant of $100,000 from the Stein Early Childhood Development Fund

Chatsworth, Ca – Child Care Resource Center is pleased to announce it has received a two-year grant of $100,000 ($50,000 Year 1 and $50,000 Year 2) from theStein Early Childhood Development Fund. These funds will support CCRC’s continued efforts to promote the growing need for family child care, and increase public perception and access to resources available to them.

Dr. Michael Olenick Comments on ECE State Affairs

Dr. Michael Olenick Comments on ECE State Affairs

May 8, 2019

Recently our President and CEO, Dr. Michael Olenick, made the following comment on KQED in regards to a new state Assembly blue-ribbon commission, which released a report last month signifying major enhancements to the state’s early childhood education (ECE) system.

“[The report brings a] holistic approach to all of the issues in the early childhood education space,” Olenick said. Not only did we look at what needed to be addressed, we described how it should be addressed and put out a time frame.”

Striving Towards Wellness

Striving Towards Wellness

May 7, 2019

Tuesday April 30, 2019 CCRC celebrated the culmination of their Annual Striving Towards Wellness program. This event recognized parents from our Head Start program have been participating in a 4-week health education and physical activity workshops throughout the month of April. We liked to express extreme gratitude to Western dental who sponsored the event with a $13,500 donation that will be used to continue the efforts to advance physical and medical health for Head Start students and their families.

Enroll your child in Head Start!

Enroll your child in Head Start!

April 22, 2019

Open Enrollment for Head Start’s 2019-2020 school year is available! You, or someone you know, may be eligible to enroll in Head Start a fun filled, fundamentally sound program that provides a comprehensive preschool environment for all learners.

The classes are developmentally appropriate for children 0-5 and provide school readiness experiences, that your child will carry for the rest of their lives. Head Start is designed to holistically cultivate your child beyond pure academics so he or she will be the best learners they can be.

Work for us!

Work for us!

April 9, 2019

We believe in teamwork, community well-being, and achieving success!

CCRC is growing and we are looking for dedicated and talented individuals from a diverse background who want to be part of something meaningful. We invite you to attend our Child Development Professional Job Fair, Saturday May 4th, 2019.   If you are considering a career in education, this event is for you. We will be conducting on site interviews for those who have completed an online application, and have a resume and unofficial transcripts on hand.

CCRC Hosts 6th Annual Family Play Day

CCRC Hosts 6th Annual Family Play Day

March 20, 2019

Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) brought San Bernardino parents, children, local child care providers and business owners together for a free community event, at their 6th Annual Family Play Day in San Bernardino, April 16th, 2019. Thanks to charitable sponsors, enthusiastic volunteers and a dedicated staff, CCRC was able to support the health, early education, and well-being of over 2,500 local families.

CCRC Promotes Learn Through Play With a New Field Hockey Grant

CCRC Promotes Learn Through Play With a New Field Hockey Grant

February 20, 2019

Los Angeles, CA – Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) received a grant to introduce field hockey to over 1,000 children and their families in Head Start programs across Northern Los Angeles County.

There's a New Conference in Town

There's a New Conference in Town

January 24, 2019

Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) is excited to announce the debut of our first ever conference, The IDEAL Conference 2019 at The Garland in North Hollywood, California on September 18 & 19, 2019.

 

Dr. Michael Olenick, CCRC’s President & CEO, Responds to Governor Newsom’s Budget Proposal

Dr. Michael Olenick, CCRC’s President & CEO, Responds to Governor Newsom’s Budget Proposal

January 14, 2019

We applaud Governor Newsom’s initial Early Care and Education proposals and his increased focus on children and families. We especially applaud his comments about supporting two generation approaches for low income families.

CCRC Bridges the Holiday Hunger Gap

CCRC Bridges the Holiday Hunger Gap

December 19, 2018

Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) has pledged to distribute 5,000 bags with 20 or more non-perishable food items to children prior to the winter break from school. Research shows that 1 in 5 children go to bed hungry in California. During the holidays, many parents struggle even more to provide meals normally covered during traditional school hours. Therefore while many of us welcome the holidays as a nice, relaxing break from school or work, there are many families that don’t necessarily share the same outlook.

ELLEN CERVANTES WINS $10,000 IN LOS ANGELES HOMELESSNESS CHALLENGE

 ELLEN CERVANTES WINS $10,000 IN LOS ANGELES HOMELESSNESS CHALLENGE

December 03, 2018

Child Care Resource Center’s (CCRC) Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ellen Cervantes, recently won the Ernst & Young Audience Award at the Los Angeles Homelessness Challenge Pitch Event. The $10,000 award will aid CCRC in their goal to provide quality child care services to LA’s homeless population with their “child care on wheels” concept.

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