Why choose us

The Minnesota Minority Childcare Association (MMCA) aims to make a difference in the minority community in general by advancing the interests of minority children at child care centers and the centers that provide the services.

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MMCA advocates for minority children and minority owned childcare centers. It works to present to policy makers and elected officials the challenges children of the minority families face and the importance minority owned childcare centers have in providing culturally responsive quality early learning programs.
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Train and support the staff on the cultural needs of the children to enhance their professional services, equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to enhance their cultural responsiveness, to improve the quality of services they render and make a difference in the lives of the kids they educate.
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MMCA understands that minority community deserves to be connected in their community to build trust for mutual benefit. MMCA engages with minority community to educate them on compliance, help them voice the challenges they are facing and to express their values for others to understand.
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MMCA presents reliable information for public and institutional consumption. As an organization, we believe in facts-based information in our decisions and engagements regarding compliance, quality of child care services our member centers render, effects of DHS policies on these centers and other crucial deliberation we aim to undertake.
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MMC believes that it can achieve its target goal of having all its members comply with DHS rules, policies and regulation when its members meet their functional and regulatory obligations. To ensure that, it educates and informs its members on their legal boundaries and cultural expectations.
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 MMCA collaborates with organizations, communities, partners and interest groups willing to build bridges and address all forms of barriers facing minority communities

PRINCIPLES AND VALUES

QUALITY

MMCA believes in quality input for corresponding output. Properly executed quality services and policies can produce genuine results. MMCA strives to empower child care providers so that they produce a responsible generation that contributes positively to the larger community.

INTEGRITY

MMCA does not only stand true to its core beliefs of honesty and reality principals but it also remains consistent to professional and ethical standards in outcomes. It stands to ensure members combine integrity with excellence.

ACCOUNTABILITY

MMCA is committed to be held responsible for its actions to retain the trust of its members. MMCA is for transparency. One of the core reasons of creation was to combat fraud and ensure members comply with the policies, law and regulations of the DHS.

COMPLIANCE

MMC believes that it can achieve its target goal of having all its members comply with DHS rules, policies and regulation when its meet their functional and regulatory obligations. To ensure that, it educates and informs its members on their legal boundaries and cultural expectations.