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It's no secret that parenting is hard work. We agree it's time that moms get paid for it. Enter The Marshall Plan For Moms, calling for a a task force led by a caregiving czar, a $2,400 monthly check for moms, and policies— parental leave, affordable childcare, pay equity—that are long overdue.
Amy Schumer, Eva Longoria, Gabrielle Union, Eve Rodsky, Amber Tamblyn, Tarana Burke, Hitha Palepu, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Ana Ortiz and dozens of culture warriors, leaders and activists have called the Biden Administration to action, in a letter published in the NYTimes, led by Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani.
We stand with them in urging the administration to create a task force dedicated to implementing a "Marshall Plan for Moms," providing mothers with basic income.
The letter also calls for policies addressing parental leave, affordable childcare, and pay equity to support working women.
Here's Why We Support The Marshall Plan For Moms
• Moms in the US are struggling under the added weight COVID has added to their already heavy caregiving burden.
• It's time we acknowledge that time ≠ money. A mother's unpaid labor is *just important to sustaining a household* as the labor her partner puts in to earn a salary.
• Affordable childcare in this country will ensure that the 54% of households with a female breadwinner can provide for their families in a healthy and sustainable way.
Read more in The Hill and take action to add your name at MarshallPlanForMoms.com.
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