Black News Channel
There is a new lifeline for childcare. The Biden Administration announced the release of $39 billion to help the child care crisis caused by the pandemic and the domino effect is that it is designed to lift up women and reduce the gender pay gap. The administration hopes the new funding from the American Rescue Plan will provide a boost to family childcare providers and early childhood educators. Most are small businesses owned by women and disproportionately owned by people of color.
Mario Cardona of Child Care Aware of America spoke with BNC Correspondent Bofta Yimama about this initiative that will get parents back to work.