Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
June 9, 2020
News you can use:

Thank you to everyone who participated in VECF's webinar on Monday,  Phase Two Child Care Guidance.  You can access the webinar recording  here  and the PowerPoint slides  here .  

Yale: Be a part of the largest workforce study eve attempted to look at COVID-19 in child care programs.  
Town hall with the Federal Reserve Friday, June 12th from 1-2 :00 p.m.
Register here!
For Providers & Families:

Tips to get creative and learn through music with your littles!

A superhero kid with autism shines in new  PBS Kids series

Head Start: Sleep and your Child, How you can build healthy sleep routines  

Why crossing midline activities  help children listen better 

Headspace.com : FREE for educators, self-care and guidance for you, your students and parents 
Embrace Race:

Child Mind Institute - Talking to kids about George Floyd 

Anti-racism for kids 101: Start to talk about race including a book list 

Books about black kids in nature, great list to reference!

African American mental health resources from NAMI 
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
When your heart can cry another's sadness, then your heart is full of love.

Fred Rogers
Food and Nutrition Access:

Know someone who needs help with food insecurity? Call Feed More's Hunger Hotline 804-521-2500
ex. 631

Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you or search here. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.
Need work or looking for workers?

Join the ChildSavers-CDS Facebook page to post your need staff or that you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:

VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.

Update your program status with Child Care Aware of VA
Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond