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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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Why Good Jobs Are Needed in the Food Stamp Debate

Originally published on Equal Voice.  It’s already begun happening. In 2016, 500,000 to 1 million recipients will be officially cut…

Conference connects young people as next generation of leaders

During the last weekend in July, I found renewed hope and optimism for the future of our country. I joined…

The Class Politics of Decluttering

In a piece published by the New York Times, writing fellow Stephanie Land explores the role that class plays in the…

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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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