Child care workers unite for $15 in Richmond, Raleigh, and Atlanta

Atlanta event group picThis week, child care workers, parents, and allies came together in Richmond, Raleigh, and Atlanta to call for affordable, quality child care and $15/hour and a union for workers.

On Monday, August 3 in Richmond at the Memorial United Methodist Church, Rev. Rodney Hunter welcomed Congressman Bobby Scott and child care workers and parents to discuss the child care crisis.

The next day in Raleigh, workers and parents shared their stories alongside Amber Moodie-Dyer from the NC Justice Center and state lawmakers Reps. Pricey Harrison and Yvonne Holley.  On Wednesday, Congressman Hank Johnson spoke on a panel with child care workers and parents in Atlanta.

View more photos from the events here and here.

In case you missed it, see more news coverage in Forbes, The Miami Herald, The Nation, and Buzzfeed.

View media clips below:

11 Alive News at 5
WXIA-ATL (NBC)
Atlanta, GA
August 5, 2015

ABC11 Eyewitness News at 4:00pm
WTVD (ABC)
Raleigh-Durham, NC
August 4, 2015

CBS46 News at 6am
WGCL (CBS)
Atlanta, GA
August 5, 2015

Eyewitness News Daybreak 6:00
WSOC (ABC)
Charlotte, NC
August 5, 2015

News 13 This Morning
WLOS (ABC)
Greenville, SC
August 6, 2015

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