Verite News features Agenda's behind-the-scenes work towards the City Seats expansion | Agenda for Children

Verite News features Agenda’s behind-the-scenes work towards the City Seats expansion

December 26, 2022–“Since New Orleans voters last spring approved a property tax measure to pour millions of dollars into early childhood education, the nonprofit tasked with expanding the city’s free child care program has been working behind the scenes to ensure access for hundreds of low-income families.

The vote to fund the City Seats program through a 20-year millage is expected to send $21 million flowing into City Seats beginning next year. The expansion could net New Orleans anywhere from 600 to 1,600 additional seats beginning in July and August, according to Agenda for Children, the nonprofit that manages the program’s day-to-day operations.”

Read the full article: Ahead of New Tax, City Seats Laying Groundwork for Expansion

 

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