VP of Community Services and Public Policy, Candida “Candy” Duperroir, promotes access and affordability for families and child care programs at Hively. A Servant- Leader and effective Change Agent for the community, Ms. Duperroir has over 25 years of experience building strong Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies in addition to mentoring and developing leaders to join her vision and pursue their work with love and dignity. Formerly, Ms. Duperroir worked as the county organizer for the national grassroots organization, Parent Voices, becoming a leading advocate for access to child care, housing, and employment services.
Candy believes families, child care providers, and child development programs should be the change agents who implement policies and regulations for all children to have equitable and inclusive access to child care and education. In Candy’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her three beautiful and thriving grandchildren. She and her husband also enjoy RVing in their travel trailer throughout California!