The pandemic is creating challenges for kids at home and worldwide. Children need our help more than ever. Answer these 5 questions to learn how you can be a voice for them.
Without targeted funding from the federal government, an estimated 40% of child care providers will close their doors – permanently. That means massive job losses for child care workers, not to mention its detrimental effect on children.
In addition, they are also more likely to complete college and increase their earning potential. Proof that quality child care really pays off.
According to recent reports, 10,000 children are dying each month due to hunger linked to the pandemic. And because of interrupted health services, experts are projecting an additional 1.2 million deaths among children under the age of 5. Children in crowded refugee camps face the potential spread of the virus and a lack of hygiene and health services.
A poll conducted by Save the Children Action Network and Child Care Aware of America found massive support for increased funding for child care providers – not only among Democrats but also among Republicans at 82%. How’s that for a bipartisan issue!
As you can see, the pandemic is devastating for children here and around the world. Learn more by joining us for our DNC virtual event, "Saving Child Care" Tuesday, August 18 @ 3pm.