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First Five Years

Time to Care

Jan 9, 2019
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We all need time to care – for new babies, for aging parents, for loved ones with health needs, or for healing ourselves. Yet many Americans can’t take time to care because we lack paid family leave. The United States is the only industrialized nation without paid family leave. The time for paid family leave is now.

Breaking the Cycle

Jul 5, 2017

Learning begins at birth, not at kindergarten. Quality learning environments that start early and are combined with quality K – 12 schooling can break the cycle of poverty.