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5 Facts About Chosen Family

By recognizing the critical role chosen family plays in caregiving and support, policymakers are taking essential steps forward to ensure that all families thrive.

Authors

  • A Better Balance
  • Family Values at Work
  • the Center for American Progress

Families in the United States come in many forms but all too often public policy fails to adequately recognize and support the needs of all families. In recent years cities and states have taken action to rectify policy shortcomings by providing the legal right to sick time that covers not just people related by blood or legal ties but also chosen family.

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Authors

A Better Balance

Family Values at Work

the Center for American Progress