CT child care teacher in the Fight for $15 praises introduction of new child care legislation

Ingrid Henlon, a head teacher at Mount Olive Child Development Program in Hartford, Connecticut, spoke at the press conference announcing the Child Care for Working Families Act, which represents a gigantic step on that path towards the child care system we children, families, and workers deserve. This bill will raise standards, cap parents’ child expenses […]

New report recommends investing in child care, home care to create jobs, grow our economy

The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a new study Wednesday, May 31, 2017: “Building the Caring Economy: Workforce Investments to Expand Access to Affordable, High-Quality and Long-Term Care.” The paper makes several policy recommendations to create jobs, including raising pay for child care and home care workers; increased public investment; increased training and […]