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Noteworthy News

Final Adopted 2017/18 California State Budget

Final Adopted 2017/18 California State Budget

On Tuesday, June 27, Governor Brown signed the 2017/18 State Budget. This year’s agreement fulfills the multi-year reimbursement rate deal which was agreed to in the 2016/17 State Budget.

CCRC’s Laughs4Literacy event served up big laughs and great food

CCRC’s Laughs4Literacy event served up big laughs and great food

Over 120 adults attended CCRC’s 2nd Laughs4Literacy event on Tuesday, June 13 at Lucky Luke Brewing Co. in Palmdale. Comedians Michael Burnett, Adam Cozens, TK Kelly and Brandon Keller kept everyone laughing throughout the night and attendees enjoyed delicious Mexican food from the food truck Los Tamaleros.  

iLEAD schools donate nearly 1,800 books to CCRC through summer book drive

iLEAD schools donate nearly 1,800 books to CCRC through summer book drive

This year, two iLEAD schools in the Antelope Valley held a book drive to support CCRC’s 2nd Laughs4Literacy event. They collected almost 1,800 books — and we can’t thank them enough! iLEAD also donated books and sponsored last year’s event.

Local and State Investments Improve the Quality of Early Education in LA County

Local and State Investments Improve the  Quality of Early Education in LA County

Through local and state dollars, Quality Start Los Angeles has enhanced over 800 early education sites across LA County and continues to expand its impact

LOS ANGELES - Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA), a Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for early learning providers in Los Angeles County, has successfully completed its first program year, having enhanced over 800 early learning providers across the county, to date. Led by a consortium of key early childhood education agencies in Los Angeles, QSLA aims to improve the program quality of early learning providers as a part of the statewide movement to standardize quality ratings in early learning classrooms, so that more young children are better prepared to succeed in school and life.

CCRC spreads smiles through donations to Home Visiting program families

CCRC spreads smiles through donations to Home Visiting program families

CCRC always takes that extra step to go above and beyond for its Home Visiting program families — whether that be making a child’s birthday extra special or helping a baby with tummy time. While enrolled in CCRC’s Home Visiting program, families can check and see if CCRC has items they need for their child. With how fast children grow, baby clothes and car seats are always in need.

CCRC CEO AND PRESIDENT, DR. MICHAEL OLENICK, NOW SITS ON ZERO TO THREE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CCRC CEO AND PRESIDENT, DR. MICHAEL OLENICK, NOW SITS ON ZERO TO THREE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Los Angeles County, CA – The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) is proud to announce that its CEO and President, Dr. Michael Olenick, is a current Board Member of global non-profit organization ZERO TO THREE.

CCRC proudly receives 2017 Abila Excellence Award

CCRC proudly receives 2017 Abila Excellence Award

Abila, CCRC vendor and leading provider of services and software to nonprofits, associations and government entities, presented CCRC with its Abila Excellence Award at its annual conference in April. CCRC was among nine organizations to receive this award and be honored for going above and beyond the call to deliver on its promises to constituents. 

CCRC supports four bills designed to improve California’s child care system

CCRC supports four bills designed to improve California’s child care system

California’s 2017-18 legislative session is now in full swing in Sacramento.  Each January, new legislation is proposed and, as in the past few years, there is significant legislative interest in child care and early learning programs. Over 20 proposals addressing a wide array of issues, including family eligibility, funding, local flexibility, and specific technical issues relating to program administration, were introduced this year.

Thanks to generous sponsors for another successful Policy Forum

Thanks to generous sponsors for another successful Policy Forum

Thanks, in part to CCRC’s sponsors, CCRC hosted its annual Policy Forum on March 24th!  Themed “The Road Ahead,” 150 attendees gathered together to discuss the changing landscape as we work with a new administration who have different policy and funding priorities. 

Quality Start San Bernardino supports high quality early learning

Quality Start San Bernardino supports high quality early learning

What is Quality Start San Bernardino?

Quality Start San Bernardino (QSSB), launched in early October of last year, and serves as the county’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). 

Powerful new printer offers CCRC Creative Bridge clients faster print services

 Powerful new printer offers CCRC Creative Bridge clients faster print services

There’s an exciting new addition to CCRC’s Creative Bridge Design & Print Center: the impressive new Xerox® Color 1000i Press. It produces stunning images that simply command attention. And it does it super fast — 80 or 100 pages per minute fast, to be exact.

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill and No Kid Hungry® donate to CCRC

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill and No Kid Hungry® donate to CCRC

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill shares the same mission as the Child Care Resource Center (CCRC): to end hunger among our nation’s children. That’s why Sharky’s set a goal to raise $10,000 in support of No Kid Hungry during a two-month promotion at its 26 restaurants in Southern California and Oregon.

Summary of the 2017/18 budget proposals for child care and early learning

Summary of the 2017/18 budget proposals for child care and early learning

On Tuesday, January 10, Governor Brown released his Proposed Budget for 2017/18. The Governor focused on the need for fiscal security and said that the rate of revenue growth in the state is declining, but is still growing. The overall focus is to maintain a large reserve in the face of both fiscal uncertainty and uncertainty from new policies being pursued by President Trump and his administration.

Sponsor a CCRC event that supports activities benefitting families in our community

Sponsor a CCRC event that supports activities benefitting families in our community

CCRC will host eight different events, each with its own sponsorship opportunities, at its four locations in 2017. By choosing to become a sponsor, you’ll be supporting activities that benefit the lives of children and families in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys, and San Bernardino County.

CCRC receives two-year W.M. Keck Foundation grant for emergency child care program

CCRC receives two-year W.M. Keck Foundation grant for emergency child care program

We are proud to share that CCRC has received a recent grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for its Emergency Child Care Pilot Program.

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