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Childcare & Early Education

I'd love to recommend my daycare.

February 24, 2022
I waited. Some waits would potentially be a few weeks, while others were indefinite. One child care center stopped adding children to their waitlist through the end of 2021.
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Did you miss the CareAVan?

February 23, 2022
On Valentine's Day, we took to the street in the hope that Cupid's arrow would spark some care infrastructure love into the hearts of our U.S. Senators. We got together with the National Women's Law Center and with the help of Chalk R!ot, a Cocoa CareAVan, and candy hearts we spelled it out clearly and colorfully: Care. Can't. Wait.
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Reproductive Justice: Here's What You Need to Know

February 22, 2022
An overview of Reproductive Justice related federal and state policy updates. The Set Up… What seemed to move quickly towards the middle-end of last year, began as a slow burn.
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Senadores, no nos rompan el corazón

Dile a tus senadores: ¡Estás rompiendo nuestros corazones!

February 12, 2022
Para el Día de San Valentín, sería genial disfrutar de chocolates, flores y dulces. Pero es difícil sentir el amor cuando mi familia y tantas otras familias como la mía luchan por pagar y acceder a un cuidado infantil de calidad. Sé que hemos estado hablando mucho sobre el cuidado de niños...
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5 Ways to Have Our Voices Heard This Valentine's Day

February 9, 2022
This Valentine’s Day, let’s count the ways we can have our voice heard to finally solve child care! What families need this year is for Cupid to book a plane ticket to Washington, DC and use some of their magic to get our elected leaders to show us some love and invest in the solutions for the...
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This Valentine’s Day, Show Some LOVE to Your Child Care Providers

February 7, 2022
There are three things I do every Valentine’s Day: Go on a lunch date with my husband, do some Valentine’s Day crafts with my two children, and send out cards to people I love, including family and friends. This Valentine’s Day, I’m doing one more thing: showing love to the teachers and staff...
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Why is child care feeling like Groundhog’s Day?

February 2, 2022
Is it just me or does every day feel like it’s repeating itself over and over (and over) again? It’s like the movie Groundhog’s Day, where Bill Murray’s character is forced to wake up and repeat the exact same day, day after day, except instead of a gopher, I have a toddler.
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Leachco infant lounger

Company refuses to recall products linked to two infant deaths

January 28, 2022
Two infant suffocation deaths are connected to Leachco lounger pillows - but the company refuses to act. Here's what you can do.
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MS. MAGAZINE OPINION: Build Back Better Would Be a Game Changer

January 18, 2022
On Jan. 6, 2022, Ms. Magazine published an opinion piece that I co-wrote with MomsRising partner, Women’s Economic Justice Director and The Century Foundation Senior Fellow Julie Kashen: The U.S. Is in Urgent Need of Childcare Solutions. Build Back Better Would Be a Game-Changer In the opinion, we...
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Calling all New Yorkers: We Need $5 Billion for child care!

January 15, 2022
I’m a mom from Queens, NY. I’ve always relied on child care to take care of my children while I worked outside the home. I know all too well how expensive child care is, and how many parents are left with few options that are affordable and in their communities. I was one of the unfortunate parents...
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