S1E18: Closing the Childcare Gap w. Jonathan Jank & Jacob Jennings

Nebraska Extension Early Childhood Program Area-Emily Manning, Dr. Holly Hatton, Ingrid Lindal, Erin Kampbell, Linda Reddish, Katie Krause, and LaDonna Werth Author
04/23/2024 Added
3 Plays


Seward County, Nebraska, like many places in the state and nation, was struggling to meet the demand for childcare. However, recent efforts within the county have yielded promising results in closing this childcare gap. In a conversation with Emily, Jonathan and Jacob from the Seward County Chamber and Development Partnership (SCCDP) shed light on the county's progress. They emphasized the need for sustainable childcare services and addressing challenges faced by providers and families. Moreover, Jacob and Jonathan highlighted the profound impact of quality childcare on children's development and the broader economic well-being of the community. As Seward County continues to pioneer solutions, the collective effort signals a hopeful path forward. What did you think about this episode? Share your thoughts here: https://go.unl.edu/mrse Economic Impacts of Inadequate Child Care Access (referenced by Jacob)- https://www.cultivatesewardcounty.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2022-Seward-County-Daycare-Impact-with-Appendix.pdf SCCDP Website- https://www.cultivatesewardcounty.com/ The Nebraska Community Foundation Youth Survey- https://www.nebcommfound.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/2023-Annual-Report-SINGLE-PAGES.pdf The following music was used for this media project:  Music: Afterparty Review by Sascha Ende  Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/2962-afterparty-review  License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license     "Wholesome" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

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