Month: November 2014

Statement from First Five Years Fund Executive Director Kris Perry on President Obama signing the bipartisan Child Care and Development Block Grant Act into law -

Statement from First Five Years Fund (FFYF) Executive Director Kris Perry on President Obama signing the bipartisan Child Care and Development Block Grant Act into law. In Washington, D.C. today, President Barack Obama – surrounded by both Democratic and Republican congressional leaders from the House and Senate – signed into law the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG). CCDBG passed the House and Senate in … Read More

Statement from First Five Years Fund (FFYF) Executive Director Kris Perry on the passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act -

Statement from First Five Years Fund (FFYF) Executive Director Kris Perry on the passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act For the third time this year – and in its first act since the Nov. 4 election – Congress has chosen to prioritize early childhood education, this time with final passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG). The First Five Years … Read More

Seize the Opportunity to Own the Early Childhood Education Issue -

MEMORANDUM TO:          Interested Parties FROM:    Jim Messina and Kevin Madden, on behalf of the First Five Years Fund RE:       Seize the Opportunity to Own the Early Childhood Education Issue DATE:   November 10, 2014 ELECTION RECAP The morning of Nov. 5, 2014 was a moment of celebration for the GOP, and a moment of severe disappointment for Democrats. We’ve both been … Read More