Program for December 2, 2021 

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Finding quality, affordable, accessible child care was already challenging working parents in Kentucky and across the nation. Then came the pandemic. Day care centers were closed and many have struggled to recover. Finding people qualified and willing to do the work for low pay has become more difficult than ever. In this edition: Dustin Pugel, Senior Policy Analyst, Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Patricia Tennen, Chief Operating Officer, Kentucky Youth Advocates; Brigitte Blom, President & CEO of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Dr. Sarah Vanover,  Director of the Division of Child Care, Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services  

Interviews in order of appearance. Click name to listen: 

Dustin Pugel 

Brigitte Blom 

Patricia Tennen 

Sarah Vanover