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On April 26, we held the vote count for the ratification of our agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The agreement was ratified unanimously by a vote of 299-0, with more than half the membership participating. This is a great step forward for family child care providers. Now we need to make sure the legislature passes a budget that funds these improvements!

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Child care providers are pushing Pennsylvania General Assembly legislators to create more opportunities for children and are demanding dignity and respect for the work they do.

At a rally in the Harrisburg Capitol’s rotunda, child care providers from across the state said that when children are given the opportunity to receive high-quality care and education at a young age, they are more likely to become productive members of society.

Judi Conte talks about making a difference in a child's life.

CCPU member, Anita Caraway, talks about what it means to be a child care provider in Pennsylvania and the importance of standing together in union.