Our child care system is in crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic made a weak, disjointed system crumble even further. Parents struggle to find accessible, affordable, quality child care while the child care workforce is shrinking due to decades of low pay and a lack of respect regarding the critical nature of its work.
Right now, Congress is negotiating annual funding, and there is an opportunity to increase the amount for child care. To make it happen, Congress needs to hear from educators, families, and community members about the challenges we are facing and the difference that funding can make.
You Can Make a Difference in Under 10 Minutes
We know that your time is valuable and limited, so we have provided several time-based options for you to choose from in reaching out to your members of Congress: