Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
June 8, 2020
Embrace Race:

Actionable ways to support our black communities 

Today's Parent 27 books to help talk about racism 

Child Mind Institute:

How to talk with kids about George Floyd

News you can use:

Parent survival guide to the COVID-19 screen time crisis 

Richmond out of school time alliance on Greater Richmond summer programming: Conversation between Out of School Time Providers, June 10th from 12:30-1:30. Register here!

As a reminder, P-EBT benefits are still being distributed to eligible households this month. Households currently receiving SNAP benefits will have P-EBT funds added to their existing EBT card. For more information , visit www.pebtva.com online SNAP shopping access is available through Amazon and Walmart online platforms as part of Virginia’s new online purchasing pilot program.

Child Care Aware of America:
For Providers:

Tom Copeland- new changes in the PPP  that will help family child care as a result of a new law passed last week by congress as an amendment to the CARES Act. 
VPM PBS Kids Corner:

PBS KIDS is hosting a new virtual event for parents on Tuesday, June 9th at 3:30 PM ET on  Talking to Children Authentically about Race and Racism. Register here!

PBS News hour special!

Learning Plus schedule for the week!
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
Start where you are.
Use what you have. 
Do what you can.

Arthur Ashe
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