With child care costs rivaling the annual price of college tuition at state colleges and universities, some low-income parents forego work, school, or place their children in unsafe care arrangements.
But there’s good news. Congress recently introduced the Child Care Access to Resources for Early-learning Act (Child C.A.R.E. Act). This bill would guarantee that families in poverty with children under 4-years-old could access high-quality childcare by 2021.
Will you join us and ask your leaders in Congress to cosponsor this critical legislation? Send a letter with the form below. The best letters are customized and written by you, so we encourage you to tell your personal story and why this bill is important to you.