Back2Work Means Back2ChildCare
Georgia’s business community needs single moms, & single moms need child care. Child care is one of the most important cylinders in Georgia’s economic engine. Learn more about how Nana Grants and other organizations are working to help manage Georgia’s transition back to work and school.
Quality Care for Children is mobilizing resources to ensure that child care providers stay open for essential
workers, and will be able to serve Georgia’s families when our economy is back on track.
As COVID-19 plunges the child-care system into crisis, GEEARS continues to advocate for a statewide movement on quality early learning and healthy development for all children ages birth through five.
GBPI is focusing on the effects of COVID-19 on Georgians and provides updates and recommendations for the best ways our state can mitigate harm and protect Georgians through this public health emergency.
COVID-19 & Child Care in Georgia
Could your child care center reopen?
GEEARS and Quality Care for Children recently surveyed Georgia’s child care providers and found that time is fast running out to get providers the support they need to serve families during this time of critical need and into the future.
Technical College Enrollment Tracks with Unemployment Rates
Technical colleges might be more important than ever. Many jobs that technical colleges train students for, including those in manufacturing, health care, information technology, law enforcement and transportation and logistics, are considered essential industries.
Georgia COVID-19 Unemployment
The most recent Georgia unemployment rate is 11.9 percent overall, but historically rates have differed by race, ethnicity and gender. Georgia needs a policy strategy that ensures its UI safety net is accessible by all of its workforce and is inclusive of people of color, who have historically been left out of previous economic recovery efforts.
Donor Matching Opportunity: Nana Grants + SNAP Works Maximize your investment in Nana Grants In July, Nana Grants launched a partnership with Georgia DFCS and Goodwill of North Georgia to support SNAP Works student mothers in college. Nana Grants will receive up to...
Our struggle is not an emotional concern. We are not burned out. We are being crushed by an economy that has bafflingly declared working parents inessential. Last week, I received an email from my children’s principal, sharing some of the first details about plans to...
A letter from Erica Stephens, executive director of Nana Grants In 2016, Nana Grants was founded to address a systemic problem. Over the years, I’ve used different words to describe this problem: multi-generational poverty, educational inequality, gender bias, unequal...