unemployment in Montana

Three Children Work Togther On A Laptop
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Child care is a critical part of Montana’s economic recovery from COVID-19 as more parents return to work. But some providers have closed permanently and others are struggling, adding to an already dire shortage. Recently released federal funding may only provide short term relief as the state faces a child care crisis.

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Northern Cheyenne tribal leadership and partners are striving to find solutions to unemployment from within the community.