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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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Putting Families First: Good Jobs for All

This piece was originally published on TalkPoverty.org. On a December morning nearly 60 years ago, Rosa Parks refused to yield…

Our Pilgrimage for Immigrant Rights Remains Strong in the Face of Adversity

Photo via We Belong Together. There was a lot going on last month with the pope’s visit to DC. The…

MLK and the "Beloved Community"

On Friday, January 16th, Kica Matos, Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change, delivered…

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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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