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Getting Back to Work: How Strong Communities Support Working Parents in the New World of Work

  • May 19, 2021

On May 19th, 2021, The Best Place for Working Parents® teamed up with Mayor Betsy Price, Dallas Fed CEO Rob Kaplan, and 100+ business leaders to discuss a multi-sector approach to getting back to work. See below to view the recording of the virtual event, and/or to download the slides from the presentation.  Download […]

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Will Family-Friendly Work Policies Last?

  • April 15, 2021

By Jackie Mader When the pandemic began to shutter schools and child care centers in early 2020, parents working at the Patterson Law Group in Fort Worth, Texas, were allowed to work from home from the get go. Importantly, they also received a child care subsidy from their employer to help pay for care in […]

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3 Best Place for Working Parents Innovator Award Winners Recognized at Fort Worth Chamber’s State of the City Event 2021

  • March 30, 2021
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Byrne, Bank of Texas and D/FW Airport Among the Region’s Best Family-Friendly Workplaces

  • February 25, 2021

Byrne Construction, Bank of Texas, and D/FW Airport are the 2021 winners of Mayor Betsy Price’s Best Place for Working Parents Innovator awards. Price announced the winners of the second-annual competition during her final State of the City speech Thursday. Byrne won for family-friendly events; Bank of Texas, policies; and D/FW, resources. The Best Place initiative awarded 166 companies […]

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The Best Place for Working Parents® Announces 2nd Annual Fort Worth Innovator Winners

  • February 25, 2021

Fort Worth, Texas, February 25, 2021 – The Best Place for Working Parents® announces the three winners of the annual Fort Worth Innovator Awards at Mayor Price’s final State of the City event hosted virtually by the Fort Worth Chamber.  The Best Place for Working Parents® 2021 Fort Worth Innovators: Bank of Texas, 2021 Policy […]

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Camp Fire First Texas Designated a Best Place For Working Parents

  • February 23, 2021

Fort Worth, Texas (February 23, 2021) – Camp Fire First Texas has earned The Best Place For Working Parents® business designation that recognizes a commitment to supporting working parents through family-friendly policies and practices. Through a self-assessment, policies, access to childcare and other organizational practices were evaluated to determine the extent our working environment supports parents and, by extension, their […]

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Read Fort Worth Convenes Key Community Partners on Critical Education Issues

  • February 22, 2021

As the 87th Legislative Session is underway, Read Fort Worth convened a number of key community partners to join forces and advocate for education with unified voice to the Tarrant County Delegation on Tarrant County Legislative Day, hosted by the Fort Worth chamber of Commerce. The Advocacy Allies include: Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Best […]

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Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multisector Response to Revive and Thrive

  • February 15, 2021

The innovative efforts of The Best Place for Working Parents® and The Best Place for Kids!® is featured as an “Inventive Idea” in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ February 11, 2021 Economic Development & Human Capital article titled, “Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multi-Sector Response to Revive and Thrive”. The article goes on […]

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Austin-based Superior HealthPlan Recognized as a Best Place for Working Parents®

  • February 01, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas (February 1, 2021) – Superior HealthPlan has been designated a Best Place for Working Parents, reinforcing a commitment to incorporating family-friendly policies and practices into the organization. This designation is supported by Early Matters Greater Austin, a joint initiative from United Way for Greater Austin and E3 Alliance. “I am thrilled Superior has been […]

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Whitley Penn Named One of the Best Places for Working Parents

  • January 25, 2021

Fort Worth, TX (January 25, 2021) – Whitley Penn is excited to announce that the firm has been recognized as one of the Best Places for Working Parents in Fort Worth, Dallas, and Austin. The 2021 Best Place for Working Parents® designation recognizes businesses that are committed to supporting working parents through their family-friendly policies and practices. […]

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