The Freedom To Raise A Family: Affordable Childcare for All
Sign this petition to help Americans get affordable childcare!
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While millions of Americans have the dream of starting a family, the cost of childcare often becomes too much of a burden. Childcare has become wildly expensive and unaffordable for many families.
According to the Center for American Progress, as of 2018, the average cost to provide center-based child care for an infant in the United States is $1,230 per month. In a family child care home, the average cost is $800 per month. Americans also have to set aside, on average, 18% of their income to cover the cost of childcare for an infant, and 13% for a toddler.
Childcare shouldn't be a burden. Americans deserve the freedom to raise a family.
We need to provide universal and affordable childcare for every family. Sign the petition to help families across the country!
Universal, affordable childcare is one pillar of the Compact for the American Future. For other ways to support working Americans with families, check out it here: