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Policy Institute Announces Business Workforce Calculator, Quantifying Economic Impact of Child Care Crisis on Louisiana Businesses

NEW ORLEANS (April 26, 2022) – Today, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC), in partnership with the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), United Way of Southeast Louisiana and the Louisiana Early Childhood Business Roundtable, announced the launch of the … Continue reading

Policy Institute Receives Statewide, Bipartisan Support as Inaugural Early Ed Month 2022 Wraps

NEW ORLEANS (March 3, 2022) – Last month, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) celebrated the inaugural Early Ed Month 2022 and hosted a full program of events to educate local and national policymakers, business leaders, parents and advocates … Continue reading

Policy Institute Releases Parent Poll Results Highlighting State of Child Care for LA’s Working Families

Findings showcase continued struggles, needs families face as state continues to recover from pandemic NEW ORLEANS (January 25, 2022) — Today, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) released results from “Now More Than Ever: A Snapshot of How Louisiana … Continue reading

Policy Institute Releases New Data Showing Some Improvements Across LA Child Care Industry

Findings showcase continued struggles, needs families face as state continues to recover from pandemic NEW ORLEANS (January 25, 2022) — Today, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) released results from “Now More Than Ever: A Snapshot of How Louisiana … Continue reading

LPIC, United Way announce 2021 legislative champions

Elected officials, partners honored for their commitment to Louisiana children, families January 13, 2022 NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (https://www.policyinstitutela.org/) (LPIC)and United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) announced Wednesday the 2021 Early Care andEducation Legislative Champions, … Continue reading

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Releases Parent Poll Survey

Responses collected from parents and caregivers will help shape advocacy work going into 2022  NEW ORLEANS (October 20, 2021) —The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC), the Louisiana Department of Education, and Agenda for Children, are soliciting responses for the … Continue reading

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Release Recommendations for Use of American Rescue Plan Funding

In collaboration with local organizations, LPIC shares proposed strategy to maximize historic funding opportunity to benefit young children in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (October 5, 2021) — In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed, helping individuals and … Continue reading

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Expands Team, Names Candace Weber, MBA as Director of Partnerships

Education reform champion joins LPIC in a newly-created role NEW ORLEANS (October 12, 2021) — The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that high-quality early education is accessible to all, has announced that Candace … Continue reading

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children and Agenda for Children Are Raising Funds for Child Care Providers Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Organizations aim to raise $200,000 to provide financial support to child care providers impacted by Hurricane Ida NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 2, 2021) — In the wake of Hurricane Ida, a devastating hurricane that made landfall in south Louisiana on August … Continue reading