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Voices Of Everyday Leaders

by Maya Boddie

…to Three, which will enable child care providers (mostly women of color and low-income) in Washington, D.C. to be paid, and allow for all households to have access to childcare,…

Growing Up Poor in America Was My Political Education

by Michael Jackson

…on his Naval career. Suddenly, at the age of 30, she had to provide for two young children with minimal support, outdated career skills suited for typewriters, and a ten-year…

Here’s why America is talking about Universal Child Care

by Marisol Bello

…families access great care and provide fair wages for child care workers. Evidence shows that this conversation is actually way overdue: The inability to find excellent, affordable child care is…

We need Presidential candidates to detail their commitment to achieving quality, affordable and culturally relevant child care for all families

by Danielle Atkinson

…relevant child care for all families while at the same time providing child care educators a living wage.  Senator Elizabeth Warren was the first 2020 presidential candidate with a plan…

Want to win in 2020? Focus on child care!

by Carmella Salinas and Tameka Ramsey

…of the state’s families with young children live in child care deserts. Parents are pushing the governor and other state officials to increase the income eligibility limit for child care

Our values must shift if we are to truly provide quality care for every child in our nation

by Tanisha Payton

Long before I ever began working in the child care advocacy field, I watched family and friends scramble to find affordable care for their children. From being a middle-schooler operating…

Early childhood educators, families ask DC Mayor to make high-quality child care for kids under 3 a priority

by Maya Boddie

children daily, says SPACEs In Action has changed her life and others in advocating for this funding. “Child care providers who have children can barely afford child care for their…

The Fight for Quality, Accessible Child Care is a Fight for Women’s Equality

by Wendi C. Thomas

…director of the Federation of Child Care Centers of Alabama (FOCAL). From the mothers who rely on child care for the daily care of their children, to the child care

Why we need the Dems to keep talking childcare

by Marisol Bello

…solution for more affordable and quality childcare and early childhood education programs. Forty years ago, more than half of mothers stayed home with their children, but today in seven out…

Caring for our loved ones is a key issue in this year’s elections in Michigan

by Mike Griffin

…their newborn child, and how the childcare issue is a civil rights issues. Democrat state Senator Gretchen Whitmer called for universal early childhood education for every child in Michigan. Republican…

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