North Carolina’s employers have identified child care as a critical factor in our state’s workforce challenges. Learn more about the crisis, as well as funding structures, policy reforms, and innovations that can help us find a North Carolina solution to investing in our state’s future.
- Interactive Map: Do you live in a child care desert?
- November 2022 Poll Data: Voters, Small Businesses Agree Child Care is an Economic Imperative, Congress Must Act
- February 2023 Analysis: Majority of Governors Highlight Child Care As Key to Workforce Growth
What is Happening in Other States?
- Tri-Share: MI Tri-Share for Employers
- States Take on Child Care Innovation
- Legislator Education and Action Project (LEAP) (presented in partnership by the Association of Washington Business Institute and Children’s Campaign Fund Action)
America Works Initiative: Child Care Resources
- Data Deep Dive: A Decline of Women in the Workforce
- Understanding America’s Labor Shortage: Why One Million Women are Missing from the Workforce
- Understanding America’s Labor Shortage: The Scarce and Costly Childcare Issue
- How Employers Can Better Support Working Parents with Childcare Solutions
- Employer Guide to Childcare Assistance and Tax Credits
- Employer Roadmap: Childcare Solutions for Working Parents
- Federation Briefing: America Works – Improving Access to Quality Childcare
- Op-ed in The Hill: Five immediate actions for lawmakers and employers to ease the child care crisis
U.S. Chamber Foundation Resources
- Untapped Potential: Economic Impact of Childcare Breakdowns on States
- Early Childhood Education Initiatives