Childcare and Workforce Development


How do childcare and early education influence business in Grand Rapids? Tiffany and Luke break down the topic with special guest Katharine B. Stevens, who leads the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) early-childhood program, focusing on the research, policy, and politics of early-childhood care and education.

She will be speaking in Grand Rapids on Monday, October 23rd from 11:30am-1:00pm at Frederick Meijer Gardens. The event is called Lunch with Legislators: Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow Hosted by the West Michigan Chamber Coalition and Talent 2025.

***This episode was brought to you in partnership with the Grand Rapids Area Chamber. If you’re interested in partnering with us just email with the headline “Partnership Episode.”


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