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Five Reasons Stabilizing Child Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic is Critically Important for Families and the Economy

This issue brief sets forth five reasons why stabilizing child care needs to be at the heart of the economic recovery discussion. The importance of child care for working families and for child health and well-being underscores the importance of financial support that will insure equal access to high quality and culturally competent care. This brief can be a helpful resource for afterschool and summer programs that are reaching out for financial support. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.

Related Topics: 
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Subsidy and subsidy eligibility
Affordability and availability
Systems Building
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
National Women's Law Center
Author: 
National Women's Law Center
Resource Type: 
Length: 
4 pages
Publication Date: 
2020