Child Care Issues

Iowa Press | Episode
Jan 21, 2022 | 27 min

This edition of Iowa Press features guests Lora Patton, regional director for Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral, Alex Glenn, director of human resources for Generation Next child development centers and preschools, and Dawn Oliver Wiand, president and CEO of the Iowa Women's Foundation. They discuss the issue of child care, what challenges the state faces, and what can be done to improve access to quality child care for Iowans. 

Joining moderator Kay Henderson at the Iowa Press table are Erin Murphy, Des Moines bureau chief for The Gazette, and Stephen Gruber-Miller, political reporter for the Des Moines Register.

Program support provided by the  Associated General Contractors of Iowa, Iowa Bankers Association and FUELIowa.