Early Care & Education
All families should have access to affordable, high-quality early care and education opportunities that are welcoming and inclusive of all self-defined families, provide for a well-trained and compensated workforce, and create environments where all children can thrive so that all children are ready and successful for school and life regardless of race, ZIP code, ability, identity, or any other factor.
Eight of the country’s leading labor, policy, and advocacy organizations (including MomsRising) released a report that calls on policymakers to prioritize and fix America’s broken child care system. Read more here: https://caseforchildcare.org/2020CaseForChildCare.pdf
Tell Congress: No cuts to child care!
Inflation may be slowing down but Procter & Gamble, Pampers’ parent company, surely is not. The cost of Pampers rose by 7% last quarter and CEO of P&G, Jon Moeller, suggests more price hikes are to come!
Republican leadership in Congress want to cut funding for our country’s most successful early learning program, Head Start by $750 million, depriving roughly 80,000 children access to this critical program!
Congress must support funding for food and child care programs