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The Child Care Coalition of Manitoba's new research reports on the economic and social impact of childcare in Parkland, Thompson and St.-Pierre-Jolys will be released in late April. As part of their release, they are organizing a public policy workshop and talk.

Location

Fort Garry Hotel (workshop) & University of Winnipeg (talk) Winnipeg
Canada

Description:

The Child Care Coalition of Manitoba's new research reports on the economic and social impact of childcare in Parkland, Thompson and St.-Pierre-Jolys will be released in late April. As part of their release, we are organizing a public policy workshop and talk.

"Reframing Childcare as Economic Development: Exploring The Theory, Method, Practice and Strategy of Economic Impact Studies" is the title of a one-day public policy workshop, being held on Monday, April 23, at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg. Dr. Mildred Warner, of Cornell University, will be speaking on American evidence about the economic impact of childcare, and the potential of economic development research to increase public will to invest in services. Also presenting is Dr. Susan Prentice, who will launch the Child Care Coalition's new research reports on the economic and social impact of childcare in Parkland, Thompson and Saint-Pierre-Jolys.

On Tuesday, April 24, Dr. Warner will speak on "Reframing Childcare as Economic Development: New Directions for Research and Advocacy," at 7 pm, at Eckhart-Grammate Hall at the University of Winnipeg. Come and hear this leading American expert, then join us for a participatory Q & A followed by coffee and cookies. All welcome!

Contact name: 
Molly McCracken
Contact phone: 
(204) 474-6447
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