Strong, collaborative partnerships with child care and training providers help grantees remove barriers that prevent SWFI participants from obtaining and maintaining better jobs. Yet partnering with providers isn’t as easy as signing a Memorandum of Understanding. It involves ongoing communication, compromise, and problem solving. This month, the Community of Practice will build on the recent grantee convening by focusing on promising practices for partnering with providers. Next month, the CoP will discuss connecting with employers.