Real Family Values

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Real Family Values: Child Care and Early Childhood Education Report
President Barack Obama speaks about early childhood education in Decatur, Georgia. (AP/ John Bazemore)

Real Family Values: Child Care and Early Childhood Education

If we value opportunity, equality, and fairness, we must do more to provide children and working parents with access to high-quality, affordable child care.

Emily Baxter, Katie Hamm

Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit Report
Drew and Frances Pardus-Abbadessa play with their son Pavol, 1, at their apartment in New York on January 30, 2013. (AP/Seth Wenig)

Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit

We need policies that ensure all workers have the opportunity to both excel at work and care for the family members who need them.

Sarah Jane Glynn, Emily Baxter

Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave Report
California Gov. Gray Davis (D) visits Mattel Children's Hospital. In 2002, Gov. Davis signed a bill allowing most California workers to take paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child or to care for sick family member. (AP/Lee Celano)

Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave

Paid family leave upholds the value of caregiving, fights against injustice, and helps build healthier families.

Jack Jenkins

Real Family Values: Values-Based Policies that Work for American Families Article

Real Family Values: Values-Based Policies that Work for American Families

Conservatives’ version of “family values” has failed. It’s time to embrace policies and values that actually improve the lives of Americans and their families.

Jack Jenkins, Emily Baxter

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