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Public Policy Issue Forum on Child Care

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Name: Public Policy Issue Forum on Child Care
Date: February 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Greater Des Moines Partnership, along with Capital Crossroads and the Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will hold a series of public policy forums throughout 2021 to explore issues impacting DSM. Each forum will include a conversation of experts who will provide insights surrounding the policy implications of that priority issue.
The first public policy issue forum will feature a panel discussion on child care and the challenges faced in Central Iowa. The panel will explore the existing challenges, legislative proposals to address the issue and how DSM can ensure accessible and affordable child care options for the workforce. 

Panelists confirmed:
  • Claudia Garcia Brown, Conmigo Early Education Center
  • Lora Patton, Child Care Resource and Referral of Central Iowa, Orchard Place
  • Mindi Vanden Bosch, Vermeer Corporation 
  • Dave Stone, United Way of Central Iowa, Moderator 
Future public policy forums include:
  • Broadband: Tuesday, April 20 at 12 p.m.
  • TBD: Tuesday, June 15 at 12 p.m.
  • TBD: Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 12 p.m.
  • TBD: Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m.
  • TBD: Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 12 p.m.
Zoom information will be sent to registrants via email. 
Date/Time Information:
12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16
Contact Information:
Ryan Moon
No fee to attend
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