We referred to our Briefing Note (Childcare Workforce in Crisis: Our Economy Won’t Work Without ELCC Workers) as the problem statement and “How might we attract and retain ELCC workers?” as the grounding question.
Design Labs are interactive, workshop-style meetings that inspire insights and explore new solutions to a problem. We convened stakeholders in economic development and early learning and child care (ELCC) into a Design Lab in response to our ELCC workforce crisis – an issue that has a ripple effect into our economy as a whole.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.