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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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Best Place for Working Parents Expands to Austin, Dallas, San Antonio

  • January 12, 2021

Fort Worth’s Best Place for Working Parents initiative is expanding this year to Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. Employers can take an online, three-minute assessment to “instantly determine whether their organization qualifies to earn a Best Place for Working Parents designation, positioning them among the leading family-friendly businesses in the state,” Best Place for Working Parents said […]

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First-of-Its-Kind Business Self-Assessment & Family-Friendly Dashboard Launches Across Texas

  • January 12, 2021

Fort Worth, Texas, January 12, 2021 – 3-minute online self-assessment now offers Texas business leaders the opportunity to instantly determine whether their organization qualifies to earn a Best Place for Working Parents® designation, positioning them among the leading family-friendly businesses in the state. Originating in Fort Worth in 2020, the first-of-its-kind online business self-assessment has […]

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Early Matters Greater Austin Launches Best Place for Working Parents®

  • January 11, 2021

Mayor Adler urges business leaders to adopt family-friendly business practices. Austin, TX (Monday, January 11): Today, with support from Mayor Steve Adler and several local chambers, Early Matters Greater Austin announced the launch of the Best Place for Working Parents® initiative. This business self-assessment evaluates 10 family-friendly policies that have research-proven benefits to businesses’ bottom […]

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DRC Launches Best Place For Working Parents® – A Family-Friendly Workplace Initative

  • January 11, 2021

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) has launched a new initiative, Best Place for Working Parents Dallas, to recognize family-friendly businesses and raise awareness of the importance of family-friendly policies in the workplace. The initiative leverages a first-of-its-kind online self-assessment to help employers determine whether their workplace qualifies for the Best Place for Working Parents business designation, […]

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Tarrant County – 2020 Impact Report – Building the Best Place for Kids!®

  • December 21, 2020

Click here to view highlights from Tarrant County’s collective education efforts in 2020, from cradle to career.

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Bank of America: Backup Child Care

  • December 17, 2020

BACKGROUND Prior to COVID, Bank of America had in place both a family-friendly back-up care benefit for those times when their employees’ regular child (and/or adult) care arrangements became temporarily unavailable, as well as a child care reimbursement program for eligible employees. Historically, Bank of America’s back-up care program with Bright Horizons provides each employee […]

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