This interactive allows users to see states' progress toward implementing policies to improve maternal and infant mortality and eliminate racial disparities in health across three domains: healthy families, economic and work supports, and infant health outcomes.
Opportunities for States To Improve Infant Health Outcomes
The Economics of Caregiving for Working Mothers
Building Momentum: State Progress on Early Learning in 2019
Investing in Infant and Toddler Child Care to Strengthen Working Families
Early Learning in the United States: 2019
This interactive allows users to view the most recent available data on infant health outcomes across states and compare demographic groups to see how outcomes differ by race and ethnicity.
In this jointly released report, the authors present a plan to provide equitable, quality child care for all families in the United States.
Universal home visiting models can have a positive impact on communities by serving all families and connecting those most in need to additional community resources.
Angela and her daughter Patrice discuss the effects of the lack of quality, affordable child care on their family as Patrice raises two young daughters.
Patty and her daughter Megan discuss the importance of affordable child care for Megan's daughter and how this issue affects their family.
More than one-fifth of U.S. college students have children; it’s time for financial aid to better recognize their challenges.
Court documents reveal that children endure abysmal conditions in Border Patrol facilities.
New data show that child care expenses amount to 35 percent of low-income families’ earnings.
Universal coverage plans, including CAP’s Medicare Extra for All proposal, would improve health care access for children and their families.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Improved access to quality child care would support economic security in rural communities, which have unique child care needs.
More than 30 governors have proposed new funding to help families access and afford needed early childhood education and care services.
Congressional Democrats’ new tax plan would increase the CTC for a minimum wage worker with two young children 72 times more than President Trump’s tax law did.
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.