Thriving Provider’s Project Spotlight: Olivia’s Journey (English)
Olivia is a child care provider based in Colorado with a passion for helping others. When she moved to the U.S. from Mexico over eight years ago, she knew caring for children would be her life’s work, despite the barriers around equitable wages. She began providing care for the children in her community so their […]
The Colorado Sun: Programs offering universal basic income — or direct cash with no strings attached — are increasing across ColoradoThe Colorado Sun
Dozens of Colorado nonprofits are funding direct cash programs they say have led to economic stability for individuals and families.
YES! Magazine: Child Care: Invaluable and Undervalued
Direct payments to home-based child care providers can sustain them and the essential work they do to care for the children of working Americans.
Thriving Providers Project In the Spotlight
Home Grown’s Thriving Providers Project (TPP) is garnering national attention. Launched this summer in Colorado and coming soon in Nashville, Tennessee and other communities, TPP will send monthly, unconditional cash payments to home-based providers for at least one year. This project hopes to inform early childhood payment system policy reforms at the local and national level by […]