Write a letter to the editor to say: Congress must act to solve child care!
FACT: Families need child care to work.
FACT: If there is no child care that is accessible and affordable, parents (mostly moms) will be pushed out of the workforce.
FACT: Early educators are some of the lowest paid workers and often do not have access to critical benefits, like healthcare.
FACT: Child care is part of the care infrastructure that we need to ensure that workers with children can do their jobs.
FACT: The child care crisis is here, and it’s going to keep getting worse if Congress doesn’t act.
With the reintroduction of the Child Care for Working Families Act, Congress has a chance to finally do something on child care! HELP US KEEP THE PRESSURE UP and REMIND CONGRESS that families are counting on them!
Will you write a letter to the editor asking your lawmakers to act on child care and support the Child Care for Working Families Act? (We’ve got a handy dandy wizard tool that will help you!)
Letters to the editor are an incredibly powerful way to make sure our elected leaders get the message–and know what their constituents care about. Lawmakers are reading their local papers to get a sense of what matters to people in their community.
If you’ve never written a letter to the editor, no problem! We’ve got a pretty easy tool that will help—just copy, paste, and edit one of our pre-drafted letters (or draft your own—we’ve provided talking points, too!) and send it to your paper with a few clicks.
Just add your information in the form and click 'NEXT' to get started