Child care is expensive and scarce for children under age 3, when the benefits from quality child care are highest.
How Child Care Disruptions Hurt Parents of Color Most
The Coronavirus Will Make Child Care Deserts Worse and Exacerbate Inequality
Valuing Women’s Caregiving During and After the Coronavirus Crisis
Coronavirus Pandemic Could Lead to Permanent Loss of Nearly 4.5 Million Child Care Slots
Home Visiting: A Lifeline During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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.
These fact sheets outline the current state of early learning and opportunities for improvement in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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.