‘Pay Us,’ Childcare Workforce of Women and Women of Color Demand Higher Pay

By Ariama C. Long | NY Amsterdam News | Word In Black

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Elect, Assembly Speaker AM Carl Heastie, Sen. Jamaal Bailey, Sen. José Serrano, and AM Andy Hevesi visit the Little Giants Daycare and East Side House Settlements in the Bronx. Credit: Photo courtesy of the Alliance for Quality Education.

(WIB) – Mayor Eric Adams last week vowed to invest in the city’s 500,000 children under the age of five in its blueprint for childcare and early education. But many say that a large part of the money should go to chronically underfunded childcare providers.

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