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thread's August Book Party in the Park Cancelled

Summertime brings warm weather, cool treats, and thread’s annual Book Party in the Park. Usually at this time, thread staff are gearing up ...more

July 01, 2020

Child Welfare

Broadcast: State of Alaska Announces Additional Funding for Child Care Programs

Traducción Española Broadcast from the CCPO on 6/19/20 The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is providing this update to the broadcasts issued on April 8, 2020, and...more

June 19, 2020

Safe Sleep for Alaska’s Babies

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby. In Alaska, SIDS is one of the leading ...more

June 18, 2020

Ways to Advocate to Local Government for More Child Care Support

As Alaska reopens, financial support to licensed child care is needed to ensure this critical community infrastructure reopens safely and responsibly. That...more

June 05, 2020

A Message from thread: We Stand Together

thread is deeply saddened by the injustice and pain of recent events in our communities and country. We stand together and recognize the ...more

June 05, 2020

Sign Our Petition: Ask State and Local Officials to Help Child Care Through This Crisis

Child care programs have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as a critical support for families that have needed it. ...more

May 29, 2020

State of Alaska Child Care Program Office Broadcast - Capacity Building Funding Update (As Broadcast May 14)

There are 492 licensed providers in Alaska. Currently, 287 of these facilities are open, 205 facilities are...more

May 15, 2020

Learn & Grow COVID-19 Update

Traducción Española Thank you to Learn & Grow early childhood education programs that are working every day to improve the quality of child care for Alaska's...more

May 12, 2020

Alaska, Education