26 Jan 2023

Public Hearing: To receive testimony regarding the child care crisis in New York State, the lack of availability of child care, and any legislation or policy response to protect child care workers and families

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Add to Calendar 01/26/202310:00 AM 01/26/202310:00 AM America/New_York Public Hearing: To receive testimony regarding the child care crisis in New York State, the lack of availability of child care, and any legislation or policy response to protect child care workers and families MM/DD/YYYY NY STATE SENATE content@senate.state.ny.us

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families
Chair: Senator Jabari Brisport
Public Hearing: To receive testimony regarding the child care crisis in New York State, the lack of availability of child care, and any legislation or policy response to protect child care workers and families
Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Contact: James Ostaszewski (914) 319-0580
Media Contact: Maddy Zimmerman (571) 234-2177
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

Witness List 

  • Panel A

    • Schuyler Center (Dede Hill)
    • The Children's Agenda (Pete Nabozny)
  • Panel B
    • Day Care Council (Greg Brender)
    • Cornell University, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab (Cathy Creighton)
  • Panel C
    • NYC Administration for Children's Services (ACS) (Elizabeth Wolkomir, Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Child and Family Well-Being)
    • NYC Department of Education (Kara Ahmed)
  • Panel D
    • CSEA/VOICE (Heidi Jo Brandt)
  • Panel E
    • Early Care and Learning Council (Jessica Klos)
    • The New School (Lauren Melodia)
  • Panel F
    • Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE) (Lauren Travers)
  • Panel G
    • Alliance for Quality Education (Marina Marcou-O'Malley & Jamina Lilley)
  • Panel H
    • QUALITYstarsNY (Dona Anderson, Executive Director of the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute)
    • United Neighborhood Houses (Tara Klein)
  • Panel I
    • ECE On the Move (Shanita Bowen)
    • All Our Kin (Steven Morales)
  • Panel J
    • Tompkins Cortland Community College (Casey Goodwin)
  • Park K - Westchester County
    • Child Care Council of Westchester (Kathy Halas)
    • Mount Kisco Child Care Center (Dawn Meyerski)
  • Panel L - Western New York
    • Diane Abram (Home-Based Provider)
    • Rosalyn Cheatom (Home-Based Provider)
    • My Precious Angels Child Care Center (Felicia Williamson)
    • Ripen With Us Child Care Center (Ruth Cleary)
  • Panel M - North Country
    • Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance (Rose Blanchard)
  • Panel N - Mid-Hudson
    • Ulster County's Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (Robert Weickel)
    • Columbia County DSS Child Care Assistance Program (Aisha Hart)
    • Columbia/Greene Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (Teresa Lewis)

 

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