Colorado Could Lose More Than Half of Its Child Care Supply Due to COVID-19

Colorado Children’s Campaign

“In Colorado, before the pandemic, 51 percent of people lived in a child care desert… Child care deserts disproportionately impact Colorado’s Hispanic/Latinx families (56 percent live in a child care desert), rural families (53 percent), and low-income families (55 percent).”

A new report from the Center for American Progress revealed that as many as 4.5 million child care slots could be lost nationwide as a result of the pandemic. This article from the Colorado Children’s Campaign how families and providers across the state may be impacted.

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