“You can’t expect a family with young children to get on their feet and get jobs without child care.” – Patty Siegel, executive director, California Child Care Resource & Referral Network
Join the Women’s Economic Security Campaign* (WESC) for their next webinar, which will share the findings of their most recent report: Child Care Matters: Building Economic Security for Low-Income Women. Without affordable, reliable child care, the report notes, low-income mothers have little chance of finding good jobs and staying employed. Read more about the challenges facing low-income mothers in the current economic climate in this New York Times article.
WESC aims to bring the struggles and perspectives of low-income single mothers to the top of the public policy agenda.
September 27, 2010
4 — 5 p.m. (EDT)
Please click here to register.
- Shannon Rudisill, associate director of the Child Care Bureau at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families
- Patty Siegel, executive director, California Childcare Resource and Referral Network
- Maria Whelan, president and CEO, Illinois Action for Children
*WESC was launched through the combined efforts and leadership of The Women’s Foundation of California, the Chicago Foundation for Women, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, and works in collaboration with the Women’s Funding Network
Read more about WESC at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity