By introducing a state child tax credit—or improving an existing credit—state policymakers can substantially reduce child poverty, increase family economic security, and invest in their state’s next generation.
The Child Care Crisis Is Keeping Women Out of the Workforce
America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018
Early Childhood Agenda for Governors in 2019
Proposed Bill Would Help American Families Afford Child Care
Trump’s Family Incarceration Policy Threatens Healthy Child Development
This interactive provides information about the supply of child care in every congressional district.
The termination of TPS could have lifelong consequences for children who have family members holding these protections.
In 2018, Congress passed the United States’ largest ever increase of the Child Care and Development Block Grant, giving states across the nation more than $2 billion additional each year to invest in child care.
A state-by-state analysis of the true cost of infant and toddler child care finds it is unaffordable for most working families.
Governors across the United States ran—and won—on plans to expand child care and early childhood education policies.
A new analysis of child care supply by age group finds that child care deserts are largely a product of extremely sparse infant and toddler care.
The Trump administration is prolonging the custody of an unprecedented number of immigrant children—and taking money from important programs to pay for it.
In an era of skyrocketing child care prices, the District of Columbia’s offer of two years of free, high-quality preschool has been a game changer for working families.
These fact sheets explore the status of early childhood programs in each state and highlight the need to invest in programs that support child development, allow parents to work, and strengthen state economies.
Voters across the political spectrum express a strong desire for state and federal governments to tackle issues involving affordable child care and expanded access to early learning.
Statistical analysis of data on southwest border apprehensions illustrates that policies of family separation and detention will not deter families from coming to the United States.
American Indian and Alaska Native women face high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
Summer child care is out of reach for many families.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.