Community Public Input Session April 11, 3-4 pm
Calling all community members. Do you have ideas about improving access to child care in Buncombe County? We want to hear from you. Buncombe County is facing a shortage of child care and is working to expand access to high quality, affordable child care and pre-k.
Buncombe County is launching a new Early Childhood Fund and plans to invest $3.6 million annually to improve outcomes for young children. Grants made through the fund will focus on access to quality early childhood care and education. This is your chance to talk with members of the funding committee and weigh in on what you think is most important.
Community Engagement Child Care Public Input Session
When: April 11, 2019, 3-4 p.m.
Where: 200 College Street, Room 310. Free parking is available in Buncombe County’s public parking deck located at 164 College Street. Take a ticket and bring it with you for parking validation.
If you can’t make the session, we still want to hear from you. Email your ideas, suggestions, or questions to email@example.com or fill out our form at buncombecounty.org/letstalk and include the subject line child care. Your suggestions and comments will be shared with the committee.
Related story: Commissioners Approve Resolution to Create an Early Childhood Education and Development Fund
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