“United Ways throughout Louisiana work to ensure all children reach their full potential and access to high quality childcare provides a strong start while supporting parents in the workforce.”said Sarah Berthelot, president and CEO of the Louisiana Association of United Ways.“Louisiana families work hard to ensure adequate income and a better future for their children. Louisiana ALICE households unable to earn enough to meet a basic household budget represents 45% of homes led by parent workers with children. Workers with young children make hard choices regularly between quality childcare and other basics like food for the table. Louisiana’s investments to increase funding and access helps our children and working parents reach their potential.”
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