We need comprehensive, universal pre-K at the nontraditional hours that our service economy runs on today.
2 million working mothers face the precarious situation of sub-minimum wage work with little to no child care supports. This is a national emergency, as four out of ten households today are headed by breadwinner moms. With mothers earning 4% less per child than their equivalents, the cost of raising the next generation is borne solely on their backs.
How can we ensure that all working women have the option to live a fulfilling life?