Upcoming Event

Addressing the Child Care Crisis to Preserve Jobs and Grow the Economy


December 15, 2021 1:30 p.m. –
3:00 p.m. CT

Co-hosted by the MLC Economic Development Committee and the MLC Health & Human Services Committee

The COVID-19 pandemic shed new light on the struggles that working parents face in finding reliable and affordable child care – a situation exacerbated by ongoing worker shortages and care facilities that have permanently shut their doors in recent months. Join the MLC Economic Development and Health & Human Services committees for this virtual event that will explore the child care crisis, the impact it is having on jobs and the economy, and potential solutions to helping the region’s working parents have access to reliable and affordable child care.