02-09-22 – Betancur: It’s time to make voting safer and accessible in Rhode Island, Opinion, Valley Breeze

01-26-22 – Early intervention now will pay off for generations of Rhode Island’s children, Opinion, Cranston Herald

12-27-21 – Opinion/Shallcross Smith: Quality child-care a must to revive economy, Providence Journal

12-16-21 – Rhode Island’s childcare shortage leaving local families behind, Valley Breeze

12-08-21 – Opinion / Early intervention program essential for young learners, Valley Breeze

12-01-21 – The Child Care Dilemma, Rhode Island PBS Weekly

11-06-20 – Commentary: Threat to child care sector is far-reaching, Providence Business News

08-28-20 – Opinion / Fernanda Poyant: R.I. families need child care to survive coronavirus, Providence Journal

05-20-20 – Childcare providers face challenges to reopen, NBC-10

05-20-20 – On Childcare Awareness Day, centers in RI prepare for how to reopen, WPRI-12

05-19-20 – RI gearing up to reopen child care centers on June 1, NBC-10

05-12-20 – Child care centers fear permanent closures amid coronavirus pandemic, NBC-10

05-05-20 – Our Turn: Lea Austin and Marcy Whitebook: Safe child care in R.I. is a life and death issue, Providence Journal

05-01-20 – Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association, WPRI-12

05-01-20 – Raimondo sets targeted reopening of child care facilities for June 1, NBC-10

04-24-20 – Survey: More than 40% of R.I. child care providers say they may have to close within 2 months, Providence Journal

03-30-20 – Child care services in RI closed for one week, WPRI-12

03-24-20 – RI Boosts Child Care for Essential Workers, NECN

03-21-20 – House hears bill to raise wages for early educators, North Kingstown Standard-Times

03-19-20 – Some helpful resources for parents as childcare centers are shutdown, NBC-10

03-11-20 – Providence grants will support doulas’ advocacy in pregnancy and childbirth, House Finance hearing on Medicaid reimbursements for doula services, Providence Journal

02-27-20 – Early childhood advocates, elected leaders launch RIght from the Start campaign, NBC-10

02-27-10 – Raimondo, early education advocates announce ‘RIght from the Start’ campaign, WPRI-12

02-22-20 – Everyone, including the poor, should have option to hire doula, Letter to the Editor, Providence Journal

02-05-20 – Senate committee hears testimony on doula bill, Uprise RI

02-04-20 – Senate panel to study bill requiring coverage of doula expenses, Providence Journal

01-27-20 – Advocacy groups take the stage to promote 2020 priorities, Convergence RI