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Building Our Care Infrastructure for Equity, Economic Recovery and Beyond

Report Family Caregiving
September 1, 2020

This report describes how a fully financed care infrastructure—from child care and early education to care for aging adults and people with disabilities—is not only critical to a racially just and equitable economic recovery but is also key to building a pathway forward that is sustainable for all families.

https://caringacross.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Building-Our-Care-infrastructure_Aug1_FINAL.pdf

Key Takeaways

The lack of a care infrastructure leaves caregivers vulnerable to economic instability and financial strain.
Care and caregiving are undervalued and underfunded as result of systemic racism and inadequate policies.
Investing in a robust care infrastructure will have swift and immediate economic impacts.
 
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