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An Exploratory Study in Dane County, WI

How African-American Parents in Low-Income Communities Navigate Child Care Needs

Event Details

Thursday, May 27, 2021
12-1 p.m.
This study explores the preferences and decision-making behavior of African-American caregivers with children aged 12 and younger in Dane County. Interviews are supplemented by a geographic analysis of the local child care environment prior to the pandemic. This presentation will offer nuanced discussion of perceptions of caring for children, priorities for child care arrangements, and collective methods of care. This community-engaged research supports the development of a community child care