This initiative has the potential to solve two societal needs with one solution. Currently, the child care industry is facing a shortage of qualified and trained early childhood educators, and as previously stated, women and parents overall have left the workforce because of the pandemic.
Opportunities to come back to the workforce and maintain a work/life balance exist either working in a child care center or opening a family child care home.
Support for women (and men) could exist in the following forms:
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