Care Economy

The fast-growing homecare and childcare sectors, where an overwhelmingly female workforce is excluded from many basic labor protections, can and must be transformed in the interest of workers, children, elders, the disabled, and communities.

The Care Economy campaign promotes making high-quality child care available to working parents, increasing access to paid family leave, childcare subsidies, and support for new parents or unpaid caregivers, and creating more, better quality jobs with benefits and a family-sustaining wage in the care fields.

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Engaging Direct Service Providers in Organizing: A Reflection

As a member of the New Organizing Practices’ direct service and organizing committee, I have been reflecting on whether service…

Prince Was The Only Person Who Defined Himself

Originally published on the Huffington Post.  Last night, my 12-year-old son was in his room reading and listening to music.…

What do you do when you can’t afford childcare? You get creative.

Written by Center for Community Change Writing Fellow Stephanie Land. Originally posted on the Washington Post. At the start of…

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Putting Families First

American families are struggling to make ends meet. What we sometimes call poverty or inequality – and what people at the kitchen table call “not being able to provide for my family” – is rooted in our failure as a nation to provide good jobs for all.

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