Fear and Hoarding in the Time of Coronavirus: Invest in Child Care, Not Private Jets
By Julie Kashen
According to a new analysis from the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), without $9.6 billion a month in public funding, the child care sector will not be able to safely serve the needs of essential workers today or be able to reopen.
Without that investment—according to NWLC, CLASP and economist Aaron Sojourner—our economy will experience destabilization, as parents won’t be able to return to work without affordable, safe, nurturing child care options for their children.
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