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MARCH ON — Protestors and their children marched to raise awareness about a lack of childcare in the Marquette area.

Early Childhood Education Task Force hosts Children’s March due to lack of childcare

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

The Great Start Parent Coalition held a Children’s March on Sept. 20 at the Marquette County Courthouse to express community concerns of the lack of childcare in the area. We the People MI and the...

A photo of the wildcat statue on NMU campus

Task Force to hold rally to raise awareness of childcare crisis

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer April 15, 2022
The Early Childhood Education Task Force will hold a rally Friday to raise awareness of the childcare crisis of the Upper Peninsula and demonstrate the need for an early childhood education center, a learning and education based daycare center, on campus.
COMMUNICATION—The NMU task force is working together to form an education center for the Marquette area in response to a heavy need for childcare.

Task force created in hopes of opening early childhood education center

Ryley Wilcox, Contributing Writer February 5, 2022
NMU community members created a task force last fall with a focus on developing an early childhood education center to help with the ongoing issue of lack in childcare and employee shortages in the area.
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