Child care providers who struggled in the pandemic are asking for economic relief and recognition as essential workers.
The bill would provide kids with free breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack regardless of their family’s income.
Amid COVID, gaps have widened when it comes to regular pediatrician visits, maternal mental health and food insecurity.
Without massive changes in policy, it may be too late to save thousands of closed child care businesses.
Advocates argue that a permanent free meal program in public schools would help eliminate child hunger.
The school’s principal announced this week there would be “consequences” if students criticized the reopening online.
Youth across the U.S. are organizing for police-free schools and resources that prioritize their well-being.
All over the country, school districts have been utterly abandoned.
As child care centers close en masse, Congress has been unwilling to provide the resources to stave off the crisis.
Local organizations and cities are stepping up to try to save child care centers, but it’s still not enough.