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Endorsing Organizations of
Developing America’s Potential: An Agenda for Affordable, High-Quality Child Care

Steering Committee Groups

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Center for Law and Social Policy
Children’s Project
Early Care and Education Consortium
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
National Association for Family Child Care
National Council of La Raza
National Women’s Law Center
Service Employees International Union
Zero to Three

National Groups

Alliance for Children and Families, Washington, DC
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, DC
Centro Familia, Silver Spring, MD
Child Welfare League of America, Arlington, VA
District of Columbia Housing Authority, Washington, DC
Easter Seals, Washington, DC
IFF, Chicago, IL
Low Income Investment Fund, Washington, DC
National Association for Regulatory Administration
National Black Child Development Institute, Washington, DC
National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, DC
National Head Start Association, Alexandria, VA
RESULTS, Washington, DC
The Reinvestment Fund, Washington, DC
United Neighborhood Centers of America, Washington, DC
Washington Office of Public Policy, Women's Division, General Board of Global Ministries, Washington, DC
Women of Reform Judaism, New York, NY
Women Work! The National Network for Women's Employment , Washington, DC
YWCA USA, Washington, DC

State Groups

Alabama
Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Montgomery, AL
Stork's Nest Preparatory CDC, Inc., mobile, AL
Voices for Alabama's Children, Montgomery, AL

Alaska
Kodiak Area Native Association, Kodiak, AK

Arizona
Association for Supportive Child Care, Chandler, AZ
Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix, AZ

Arkansas
Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center, Bentonville, AR

California
Alameda County Child Care Planning Council, Alameda, CA
Building Bridges Child Development Center (BBCDC), Oakland, CA
California Association for the Education of Young Children, Santa Monica, CA
California Child Care Coordinators' Association, San Francisco, CA
California Infant Development Association, Santa Monica, CA
Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County, San Mateo, CA
Children's Council of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Damore, Hamric & Schneider, Inc., CPAs, Elk Grove, CA
Del Norte Child Care Council, Crescent City, CA
First 5 LA, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Policy Roundtable for Child Care, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Child Care Planning Committee, Los Angeles, CA
North State Fatherhood Task Force (CA), Redding, CA
North Bay Association for the Education of Young Children, Los Angeles
Orange Children & Parents Together, Inc., Orange, CA
SafeQuest Solano, Fairfield, CA
Thermalito Union School District, Paradise, CA

Colorado
Colorado Children's Campaign, Denver, CO
Colorado Enterprise Fund, Denver, CO

Connecticut
All Our Kin, Inc., Hamden, CT
Derby CT School Readiness, West Haven, CT
Doodles of Fun Child Care, Derby, CT
Good Shepherd Day Care Center, Inc., Milford, CT
Julia Day Nursery & Kindergarten, Ansonia, CT
Middlesex Coalition for Children, Middletown, CT
National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Bridgeport Section, Fairfield, CT
Northeast School Readiness Council, Dayville, CT
P.E.A.C.E. Early Child Development Center, Inc., Middletown, CT

Delaware
National Association for Regulatory Administration, Newark, DE

Florida
Association of Early Learning Coalitions, Tallahassee, FL
Broward Association for the Education of Young Children, Plantation, FL
Children's Board of Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL
The Children's Trust, Miami, FL
Cook Family Child Care Home, Crestview, FL
Drop of Love Corporation, Orlando, FL
Early Learning Coalition Miami-Dade/Monroe, Coral Gables, FL
Early learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc., Largo, FL
ECE of Florida, Miami, FL
Florida Children's Forum, Tallahassee, FL
Florida Children's Services Council, Tallahassee, FL
Florida Community Loan Fund, Sarasota, FL
Foundation for Quality Child Care Inc., Ft. Myers, FL
The Learning Tree Developmental Learning Center, Palm Bay, FL
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL
Office of Early Learning, Tallahassee, FL
One Step at a Time Learning Academy, Pembroke, FL
Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL
The Children's Trust, Miami, FL
Youth Impact, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Georgia
Gate City Day Nursery Association, Atlanta, GA

Illinois
Le Bunnies Child Care/Learning Center, Mokena, IL
Angels On Duties Inc., Bolingbrook, IL

Indiana
Child Care Answers/Day Nursery Association, Indianapolis, IN
Grandma's House Child Care Center, Inc., Kokomo, IN
Hilltop Neighborhood House, Valparaiso, IN
Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children, Indianapolis, IN
My Safari Preparatory, Gary, IN
Scott County Step Ahead, Scottsburg, IN

Iowa
Child and Family Policy Center, Des Moines, IA
Every Child Counts, Des Moines, IA

Kansas
Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children, Wichita, KS

Kentucky
Family and Children First/The Family Place, Louisville, KY
Kentucky Department of Education, Frankfort, KY

Louisiana
Agenda for Children, New Orleans, LA

Maine
Coastal Enterprises, Inc., Wiscasset, ME

Maryland
Greenbelt Children's Center, Greenbelt, MD
Kid's Campus Early Learning Center, Dunkirk, MD

Massachusetts
ABCD/Child Care Choices of Boston, Boston, MA
Associated Early Care & Education, Boston, MA
Busy Bees Preschool Center, Inc., Fitchburg, MA
Children's Investment Fund, Boston, MA
Sussman Associates, Newton, MA

Michigan
Child Care Resources, SWMI 4C, Kalamazoo, MI
Kent Regional 4C, Grand Rapids, MI
Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network, Royal Oak, MI
North Country Kids - Harbor Springs Community Daycare, Harbor Springs, MI
Oakland County Child Care Council, Keego Harbor, MI

Minnesota
Child Care WORKS, Minneapolis, MN
First Children's Finance, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting, Saint Paul, MN
New Horizon Academy, Plymouth, MN
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc., Crookston, MN

Mississippi
CATCH Kids, Inc., Tupelo, MS

Missouri
Alliance for the Status of Missouri Women, Harrisburg, MO
Child Day Care association of St. Louis, University City, MO
Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network, St. Louis, MO

Nevada
Office of Early Care and Education, Las Vegas, NV

New Hampshire
Child First, Keene, NH
Child Study and Development Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Concord, NH


New Jersey
Brainstormers Inc., Mount Holly, NJ
Egenolf ECC, Teaneck, NJ
New Jersey Community Capital, Trenton, NJ
Women's Opportunity Center, Mt. Laurel, NJ

New Mexico
New Mexico Voices for Children , Albuquerque, NM

New York
Bronx Community College Child Development Center, Inc., Bronx, NY
Cattaraugus & Wyoming Co. Head Start, Olean, NY
Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc., Commack, NY
Child Care Resources of Rockland, Spring Valley, NY
Child Care, Inc., New York, NY
Chinatown Head Start, New York, NY
Claire Heureuse Community Center, Inc., Jamaica, NY
Elders Care Inc., Deer Park, NY
Geneva Community Health , Stanley, NY
Insight Center for Community Economic Development, Brooklyn, NY
Learning Land Daycare, Chester, NY
Leviticus 25:23 Alternative Fund, Inc., Elmsford, NY
Local Initiatives Support Corporation, New York, NY
New York State Child Care Coordinating Council, Albany, NY
Rainbow Chimes, Inc., Huntington, NY
St. Lawrence Child Care Council, Inc., Ogdensburg, NY
UFT, Richmond Hill, NY
United Way of Seneca County, Seneca Falls, NY

North Carolina
Center for Community Self-Help, Durham, NC
Central Piedmont Community College Early Childhood Program, Charlotte, NC
Child Care Services Association, Chapel Hill, NC
Easter Seals UCP NC Inc., Charlotte, NC
North Carolina Assn. for the Education of Young Children, Raleigh, NC
Work Family Resource Center, Winston-Salem, NC

North Dakota
Children's Caucus, Bismarck, ND

Ohio
Center of Hope Family Services, Inc., Toledo, OH
Creative Child Care, Inc., Columbus, OH
Finance Fund, Columbus, OH
Global Awareness through the Arts (& Sciences), East Cleveland, OH
Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA), Columbus, OH
Starting Point, Cleveland, OH

Oklahoma
Child Care Resource Center, Tulsa, OK
Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma CCDF, Miami, OK
Temple B'nai Israel, Oklahoma City, OK

Oregon
Camp Fire USA Portland Metro Council, Portland, OR
Child Care Information Service, Salem, OR
Family Connections Child Care Resource and Referral, Albany, OR
Peninsula Children's Center, Portland, OR

Pennsylvania
ABC Academy, Carbondale, PA
Bennett Family Center at PSU, Bellefonte, PA
Central Susquehanna Assoc f/t Education of Young Children, Bloomsburg, PA
Child Development & Family Council, State College, PA
Danville Child Development Center, Danville PA
Elizabethtown Child Care Center, Elizabethtown, PA
Federation Early Learning Services, Philadelphia, PA
Maternity Care Coalition, Philadelphia, PA
Methodist Services for Children and Families, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA), Harrisburg, PA
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, Harrisburg, PA
PHCCPA, Danville, PA
Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children, Pittsburgh, PA
Sunshine & Rainbows Day Care Center, Moosic, PA
United Way of Beaver County, Monaca, PA
Women's Community Revitalization Project, Philadelphia, PA

South Carolina
United Way of Greenville County (South Carolina), Greenville, SC

South Dakota
Women Work/Southeast Technical Institute , Sioux Falls, SD

Texas
Buckle My Shoes 24hr Learning Center, Forth Worth, TX
Grissom & Associates, Austin, TX
Voices for Children of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Utah
University of Utah / Early Childhood Director's Coalition, Salt Lake City, UT

Vermont
Child Care Resource, Williston, VT
Kids Are Priority One Coalition (VT), South Newfane, VT

Virginia
Child and Family Connection, Williamsburg, VA
Smart Beginnings South Hampton Roads, Norfolk, VA
VA Child Care Resource Referral Network, Richmond, VA
Virginia Poverty Law Center, Richmond, VA
Voices for Virginia's Children, Richmond, VA 

Washington
Children's Home Society of Washington, Seattle, WA

West Virginia
Connect Child Care Resource and Referral, Cabin Creek, WV
West Virginia KIDS COUNT FUND, Charleston, WV
WV Center on Budget and Policy, Charleston, WV

Wisconsin
Ebenezer Child Care, Milwaukee, WI
Kaylee's Kuddle Kare Academy I & II, Milwaukee, WI
Mid-WI Child Care Resource & Referral, I, Stevens Point, WI
St. Paul's Preschool, Amherst, WI
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, Madison, WI

Wyoming
AppleTree Learning Center, Casper, WY

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