Care Index Launch & Event: Hear from the Leading Voices on Child Care

September 22, 2016

family-and-homeOn Wednesday, September 28, leaders in the child care space will discuss the state of the caregiving landscape and how to support families and value care. Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to partner with New America’s Better Life Lab,, and AT Kearney to launch The Care Index and New America Care Report.

Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D., Executive Director, Child Care Aware® of America, and other expert panelists are joining both presidential campaigns to talk about one of the biggest issues on the trail—child care. Child Care Aware® of America has examined cost, quality, and child care data for decades. Learn more about our research-based advocacy here.

The Index, report, and corresponding event will focus on the shortfalls, bright spots, challenges, and opportunities in the U.S. care landscape. Representatives from both presidential campaigns will open the session with a discussion around “Child Care in an Election Year: Proposals from the Presidential Campaigns,” featuring the following expert panelists—Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D., Executive Director, Child Care Aware® of America; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President & CEO, New America; Sheila Lirio Marcelo, CEO and Founder,; Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Co-Director, Caring Across Generations; and Erik Peterson, Partner and Global Business Policy Council Managing Director, A. T. Kearney.

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Rae Pickett

Written by Rae Pickett

RaeAnn is the Sr. Manager of Public Relations at CCAoA. Her work has solidified relationships with outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Univision, NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine, TIME, CNN Espanol, Buzzfeed News, POLITICO The Miami Herald, The San Antonio Express-News, ImpreMedia and many state and local ventures.