Rosemarie Day helped lead the launch of health reform in Massachusetts in 2006, which became the model for the Affordable Care Act. She has been working on health reform ever since, and is passionate about universal healthcare and women's health issues. She is the founder and CEO of Day Health Strategies, a successful mission-driven, woman-owned consulting firm that just entered its 10th year. She is also a mother, a breast cancer survivor and an activist. She is the author of the book, Marching Toward Coverage: How Women Can Lead the Fight for Universal Healthcare (Beacon Press, 2020). Additional bio information can be found here: https://rosemarieday.com/about/.
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Childcare & Early Education Families & The Federal Budget Family Economic Security Health Care Politics & Policy
May 8, 2020
As Mother’s Day approaches, this year feels different. In a time of coronavirus, we need more than flowers and a day off. We need more than traditional self-care. We need recognition, deep and lasting recognition, that the work we do as caregivers is invaluable. We need recognition from society as a whole, not just our families. The pandemic has shown everyone that we are essential – women make up over half of the workforce deemed “ essential ,” including 77% of healthcare workers. Our lives are on the line as front-line healthcare workers: the CDC reports that 73% of healthcare workers who...