Experts: Child care issues cost Iowa businesses millions each year

Stakeholders, panelists address child care crisis at Catherine McAuley Center forum

Catherine McAuley child care forum
Tim O'Neil of TrueNorth, Abby Freese of the Catherine McAuley Center and Consuelo Steel-Cherry of WeCare Day Care discuss child care issues during a forum Dec. 7 at the Catherine McAuley Center in southeast Cedar Rapids. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT
The ongoing child care crisis impacts more than parents and caregivers – it impacts the bottom line of Iowa’s businesses and industries, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars each year. That was just one of the many messages delivered by child care experts and panelists at a workforce and child care discussion […]
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