CHILD CARE is essential.

Women have been forced to step away from the workforce—suffering economic and emotional repercussions—because our government has not prioritized funding a system that provides adequate affordable child care for hard working families. Women have been the fallback. And it’s hurting all of us. 
 
Congress has an opportunity in this next $3.5 trillion budget to invest in care that will impact us now and for generations to come. A bold substantial investment in care is the only way we’ll achieve a fair and equitable recovery for all. 
 
Join Oxfam in calling on Congress to make sure that: 
  • all children have access to safe, reliable, quality care; 
  • families spend no more than 7 percent of their hard-earned income on out-of-pocket expenses for child care; 
  • people caring for our children are paid living wages and have access to workplace benefits. 
Fill out the form below and we will connect you directly with your member of Congress and provide you with some talking points.

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