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Apply for Public Policy Fellowship

Monday, June 19, 2017  
Posted by: Lara Richardson
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Looking for a challenging leadership opportunity? Interested in having your voice heard in policy discussions? Want to meet people who are as passionate about early childhood and school-age care as you? This opportunity is for you!

The CARE Collaborative is pleased to offer another year of the CARE (Child Care Advocates Ready to Emerge) Fellowship (Year 12!) and continue working with professionals in the fields of early childhood and school-age care on how they can be effective advocates for themselves and the profession when engaging and educating policymakers at all levels of government.

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This is an excellent leadership development opportunity for those who are interested in learning how to make an impact on public policies affecting the early childhood and school-age care fields.

The program begins in October and will include nine, once a month, face-to-face, all day Friday training sessions and one Wednesday, and will include networking, mentoring, and hands-on projects to develop advocacy skills. The program is offered at no cost to participants.

The CARE Collaborative includes the following organizations. We are all dedicated to building the capacity of advocates in the fields of early childhood and school-age care.

Child Care Aware of Minnesota
Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children (MnAEYC) & Minnesota School-Age Care Alliance (MnSACA)
Minnesota Child Care Association (MCCA)
Think Small
YWCA Minneapolis

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