Joe Biden Makes Caregiving A Central Part Of His New Economic Plan
By Emily Peck
Child care proponents also hailed the plan.
“It’s a huge recognition of the importance of child care both for families and the economy,” said Katherine Gallagher Robbins, the director of child care and early education at the Center for Law and Social Policy. “It’s also really important that the plan addresses the needs of child care workers, which is critical to increasing equity.”
Robbins’ organization has long supported increasing funding to the Child Care and Development Black Grant, a federal program, something this new plan includes. This is critical for low-income families who are particularly impacted by the high costs of care, she said.
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