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5BORO’s Child Care Report: What They’re Saying – A Roundup of Media Coverage

Watch coverage of our report: CBS News: Over 80% of New York City families can’t afford child care, new report finds FOX 5 News: Most NYC families cannot afford childcare costs: Report PIX 11 News: Tackling the child care crisis in the US NY1 News: Report: More than 80% of NYC families cannot afford full-time […]

In the News: 100,000 Families Receiving Childcare Subsidies Could Have Lower Costs. Here’s What to Know (Time Magazine)

Read the full story on Time Magazine. — Excerpt: The Biden Administration directive comes amid rising childcare costs nationwide. In September, $24 billion in pandemic-era childcare investments under the American Rescue Plan ended, which advocates warned would increase the financial burden on both providers and families. In New York City, 80% of families cannot afford […]

In the News: Report: More than 80% of NYC families cannot afford full-time child care (NY1 News)

Watch 5BORO Executive Director Grace Rauh in studio with Annika Pergament on “Rush Hour” on NY1 Spectrum News.

In the News: Tackling the child care crisis in the US (PIX 11 News)

Watch 5BORO Executive Director Grace Rauh in studio with Dan Mannarino and Hazel Sanchez on PIX 11 News.

In the News: Most New Yorkers can’t afford childcare, driving young families out of the city, report finds (Gothamist)

Read the full story on Gothamist. — Excerpt: More than 80% of New York City families can’t afford childcare even as providers are struggling to survive and closing in increasing numbers, a think tank report finds. The report, which was released by 5Boro Institute on Tuesday, calls on the Adams administration to address the growing […]

In the News: A $30,000 Question: Who Will Get a Free Preschool Seat in New York City? (The New York Times)

Read the full story on the New York Times. — Excerpt: On Tuesday, the 5Boro Institute, a new think tank created by allies of the mayor, became the latest influential voice to call for change. In a far-reaching report, the group said the city needed to take “immediate action” to save the system from collapse, […]

5BORO Institute Releases Major Report on Child Care in New York City

New York, NY – Today, the 5BORO Institute released a major new report focused on strengthening child care in New York City and improving access and affordability for families. The report, Investing in families and our future: A policy roadmap to address New York City’s child care needs now, lays out the crisis facing our […]

Read our latest report: Investing In Families and Our Future: A policy roadmap to address NYC child care needs now