1. Advocating to Strengthen Child Care

    Advocacy According to Wikipedia, "Advocacy is a political process by an individual or group which aims to influence public-policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions." Taking action to strengthen child care is a deep commitment of the entire Toddler Town staff. “Love Is Not Enough to Keep Your Family Strong” is the highest value o…Read More

  2. Please Support Senate Bill HB 570

     Your Voice Matters! At Toddler Town, we always try to look out for our children families, which is why we do everything that we can when the need arises. The current budget crisis has many in our child care community deeply concerned. To read the advocacy letter recently sent to our Governor and Legislators from Toddler Town owner Angelo Nikolov, please CLICK HERE. Your voice truly does matte…Read More

  3. Budget Funds Advocacy

    Back in 2012 when budget funds were short from the state level, I was compelled to write to advocate for the ones without a voice....our children! Dear Governor & Legislators, We were recently made aware that the state does not have funds to pay childcare providers for the month of April, May and June. The devastation this would cause is unthinkable; what are parents supposed to do?? Take 3…Read More

  4. Action for Children Rally

    On May 16, 2012 Toddler Town and Toddler Town Too attended the Action for Children rally in Springfield.  Hundreds of parents and child care providers, including the Toddler Town family, throughout Illinois gathered at the State Capitol to support the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The rally was protesting against proposed cuts of about $85 million effective July 1st.  These cuts would me…Read More