These Interconnected Policies Would Sustain Families, Support Women, and Grow the Economy
Getty/Frederic J. Brown/AFP Long-term caregivers and supporters rally in Los Angeles on July 13, 2021, for greater federal and local investment in the country’s caregiving infrastructure as Congress debates the president’s significant investment in quality home care. The Top 12 Solutions To Cut Poverty in the United States
A list of solutions that would help alleviate poverty across the country Read Individuals and families need a range of supports to thrive, lead healthy and productive lives, and participate fully in the economy. An interconnected suite of policy interventions that addresses economic stability and family care needs—from job quality measures to paid leave to child care to tax credits for low-income families—is essential, not only for families’ economic well-being but also to grow and propel a strong economy. These policy interventions can go a long way in addressing the inequities in U.S. work-family policies that have placed too many families in precarious positions, forcing them to choose between work and care or between paying for rent or groceries.
The good news is that such a suite of interventions is already available as part of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better agenda. These policies can help get millions of Americans back to […]