Alejandra Londono Gomez is a policy analyst with CLASP’s child care and early education team. She brings expertise in child welfare, child development, early education, youth leadership, immigration, and advocacy. Prior to joining CLASP, Alejandra was a bilingual family service specialist for the Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency in New Jersey. In this role, she advocated for the families she worked with and learned about how policies impact families’ ability to access supports and services firsthand. Alejandra also brings strong quantitative and qualitative research skills, along with unique insight into the child care and early education space as a member of the Atlantic City Early Childhood Advisory Council. She also serves in a leadership role and was a founding member of the Hispanic Association of Atlantic County, advocating for Hispanic and immigrant families. Alejandra received her bachelor’s degrees in sociology/anthropology, and language and cultures from Stockton University and is completing her master of arts in international relations at American University.
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Childcare & Early Education Families & The Federal Budget Family Economic Security Politics & Policy
April 28, 2022
By: Alejandra Londono Gomez and Christian Collins Last November, Congress passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act . While the funding is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are needed to do the work. In conjunction with Oxfam, the North America's Building Trades Unions, Service Employees International Union, and National Women's Law Center, the Center for Law and Social Policy helped develop an ad campaign to bring awareness to this issue. Ashley, an electrician from West...
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