Rasheed Malik is a policy analyst for Early Childhood Policy at the Center for American Progress, in Washington, D.C. There his research is focused on child care infrastructure and supply, the economic benefits of child care, and the disparate impacts of early childhood policy. His research has been covered by The Washington Post, Slate, ThinkProgress, NPR, Chicago Tribune, and CityLab. Malik earned his Master of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, with a concentration in Policy Analysis and Family and Child Policy. Prior to graduate school, Malik was a government affairs and communications associate for the Waterfront Alliance, an environmental justice non-profit with the goal of making the New York Harbor a shared, resilient, and accessible resource for all New Yorkers. He lives in Arlington, VA, with his wife and two young children.
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September 14, 2017
No one actually enjoys moving, but it’s especially tough if you’ve got little kids. When you’re young and single, moving can even be a social affair – it’s famously easy to trick friends into lugging a futon, desk, or a few cardboard boxes up some stairs as long as there is the promise of free pizza or beer at the end of a hard day’s work. By and large, an interstate move as a family of four doesn’t work the same way. I’m speaking from experience here, as last year my wife and I moved with our infant and four-year-old from Michigan to Washington, D.C. We’d gotten new jobs in the nation’s...