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Child Care Works
We are committed to improving child care through legislative victories, policy solutions, and shifting public opinion. Our vision for Child Care Works is to build a movement of engaged supporters to advocate for child care at the local, state, and federal level.
From Our Executive Director
Together We Can
“Child Care Works is our latest grassroots initiative to raise our voice together about the need for a child care system that works for all families. Join us today because together we can make child care work.”
Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D.
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We are championing policy solutions to support working families, and holding lawmakers accountable so child care becomes the national priority it needs to be.
America must prioritize and invest in a child care system that works for all families.
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No one should have to choose between their child and their paycheck.
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Families spend more than the average annual in-state college tuition on center-based child care, yet early childhood educators are barely making ends meet. This reduces quality, even though ages 0-5 are crucial for children's development. https://t.co/1TYXHOnZSj @BelleTimsit
Many parents who work nontraditional hours say it's difficult to find reliable child care options outside the typical 9-to-5 work schedule. Some have had to quit jobs when they couldn't find a suitable place for their kids. https://t.co/ZGWiC7WUOu by @nolanews