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How Child Care Disruptions Hurt Parents of Color Most

  • 1.  How Child Care Disruptions Hurt Parents of Color Most

    Posted 07-10-2020 12:03 PM
    Here is a short excerpt from the Center for American Progress:

    "As states ease social distancing policies and call on Americans to return to work, critical questions have emerged about how to repair the nation’s broken child care system for the 21.5 million workers with a child under the age of 6. This is an especially important issue for parents of color, who due to decades of occupational and residential segregation, have less access to telework and the flexibility it affords families with young children. Indeed, many workers of color across the country have worked through the pandemic in essential frontline occupations."

    To read the entire article by Cristina Novoa visit How Child Care Disruptions Hurt Parents of Color Most.

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    Tonya Satchell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Education IDEALS Institute
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