In April of this year, the Spokane Alliance held an Assembly asking municipalities to commit to allocating their federal relief dollars to stabilizing the childcare industry. The Cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley collectively committed to $4 M to support working families, the childcare workforce, and mental health in early learning. Spokane County has been slow to make a matching commitment, so the Alliance has taken action to create a public dialogue about the need for County leadership.
To learn more about the current state of Spokane Alliance's campaign, check out this article from the Center Square:
-Article originally published August 17th, 2022