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#OTGYpsi: New Ypsilanti Pilot Program Supporting People Working In Childcare

Sep 9, 2020

Caroline Sanders at Chapelle Elementary.
Credit Doug Coombe / Concentrate Media

"On the Ground-Ypsi" gives voice to Concentrate Media's online news stories about positive things happening in Ypsilanti.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with On the Ground-Ypsi project manager Sarah Rigg each week giving voice to her online article.

This week focuses on a pilot program to provide financial support and special training for quality child care certification in Ypsilanti that would benefit all of Washtenaw County.  Lisa and Sarah speak to Caroline Sanders from Engage @ EMU, who spearheaded this new program.


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: New pilot program aims to provide debt-free professional credential in child development

Engage @ EMU

Caroline Sanders Contact Info

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