To improve birth outcomes, we must advance economic opportunity by supporting families with programs and policies that increase access to living wages and workforce development, quality housing and education, childcare and beyond.
This working group will take actions that include:
This working group will be launching soon. Please join the Mom and Baby Action Network and share your interest in this working group, please contact us.
State and Local Policy Director, The New School Institute on Race, Power, and the Political Economy
Senior Director of Community Health Transformation, Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA)
The Best Place for Working Parents promotes policies that benefit working parents and businesses’ bottom line, including company-paid health coverage, paid time off, parental leave, onsite child care, childcare assistance, backup child care, flexible hours, remote work, nursing benefits, and “Best Place” designation. The self-assessment, real-time dashboard results, and the Best Place for Working Parents® designation for qualifying businesses can be accessed at business.bestplace4workingparents.com.
Developers may receive tax incentives (credit) through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit to acquire, construct and rehabilitate affordable rental housing for low- and moderate-income tenants. Learn more about the credit.
HUD programs are geared toward increasing safe and affordable rental options, reducing homelessness, fighting housing discrimination and supporting vulnerable populations.