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Voices Of Everyday Leaders

by Maya Boddie

…someone of low income to pay 7 percent of annual income for childcare, as opposed to the $10,000 it currently costs to put one infant through childcare in Ohio–the equivalent…

Why we need the Dems to keep talking childcare

by Marisol Bello

As the Democratic party prepares to host the next Democratic debate on Jan. 14, we hope that presidential candidates will pay attention to the families and childcare workers who are…

Voices of Everyday Leaders

by Willie Francois

…American parents, particularly Millennial parents, affordable, quality childcare means volleying between meeting housing needs and childcare costs, healthy food choices and childcare costs, or healthcare needs and childcare costs. Furthermore,…

What do you do when you can’t afford childcare? You get creative.

by Stephanie Land

Written by Center for Community Change Writing Fellow Stephanie Land. Originally posted on the Washington Post. At the start of my 10-minute break during a two-hour writing workshop, I looked…

Voices of Everyday Leaders

by Melissa Chadburn

…talk about childcare we are starting as early as birth and not only three or four-year-olds.  AMOS Organizing Collaborative Edwards believes strongly in equitable wages for childcare providers and is…

Food Stamps And Child Care Go Hand In Hand For Families

by Sharisse Tracey

…costly childcare. Unlike children from middle class to upper-class homes whose parents are better able to afford quality care for their children. Low-income individuals spend almost one-third of their earnings…

Take a Walk in Their Shoes

by Abby Marco

…usually miss out on good childcare while they are young, putting them a step behind their peers. We need to develop more childcare and assistance options for low and middle-income…

Double Standard, Double Spacing

by Sharisse Tracey

…them. The President’s new budget proposes massive cuts to the Department of Education. Amongst the most problematic is a $15 million cut to a program that provides child-care for low-income…

Rewriting the Rules to Benefit Everyone, Not Just the Wealthy

by Angela Zhao

…sick and family leave universal, for subsidized childcare so caregivers and women who work alike can be supported. By putting children and working parents first, families are prioritized in this…

Putting Families First: Good Jobs for All

by Deepak Bhargava

…provide for their families. As mothers and fathers struggle to find quality, affordable childcare, and families are forced to make difficult decisions every day about taking care of elderly or…

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