Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D., is the Chief Executive Officer of Child Care Aware® of America, a national nonprofit organization that works with over 400 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies and other partners, including MomsRising, to advance a high-quality, affordable child care system. Dr. Fraga began her career in early childhood as a teacher in infant, toddler and preschool classrooms, and has since held positions at the local, state, and national level within the nonprofit, corporate, and higher education sectors.
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March 8, 2021
On International Women’s Day (March 8), and during Women’s History Month, we call attention to and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history and in our own lives. However, we must acknowledge the inequities and biases found in our society that women continue to face. We must also recognize the intersectionality of race and gender and commit to address in our policies, our workplaces and our communities the structural inequities that persist. As a mother and as an early childhood educator and advocate, I have personally experienced, seen and heard how critical child care is to...