In the Lead

Home/Media/In the Lead

Access to reproductive health care is dependent on where you live and how your state’s laws protect – or restrict – abortion

When the Supreme Court ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s [...]

By |2022-08-17T12:09:23-04:00August 17, 2022|In the Lead, IWPR|0 Comments

The Case for Subsidized Child Care

The evidence is clear: Building a strong child care infrastructure is necessary for a prosperous economy. Subsidized child care allows mothers to work more and spend less, resulting in greater savings for retirement and improved economic security later in life. It supports working parents while creating new jobs.

By |2022-05-11T12:38:22-04:00April 21, 2022|In the Lead, IWPR, Media|0 Comments

Not Just 9 to 5: Expanding Child Care Options for Parents Working Nontraditional Hours

In the United States, a whopping 43 percent of children have a parent who works “nontraditional hours,” or during the early mornings, nights, or weekends. And yet just 8 percent of child care centers offer care before 7am or after 6pm. While families of all types require care during nontraditional hours, Black and Latinx workers and low-income workers are disproportionately more likely to work during nontraditional hours.

By |2022-05-11T12:40:49-04:00April 18, 2022|In the Lead, Media|0 Comments
Go to Top