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EARNCon Session: Creating a Care Economy: Advancing Racial and Gender Justice by Building a Care Infrastructure in the States

September 30, 2022 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm


  • Kyra Miller (Moderator), National Women’s Law Center
  • Victor Sanchez, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
  • Tiffany Ferrette, Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Erika Washington, Make It Work Nevada


Session Description

This session will focus on what states can do to build a better care system, inclusive of child care, paid leave, and long-term care provisions including nursing facilities home and community-based services. Panelists will discuss equitable implementation of remaining relief dollars, state best practices on CCDBG and other care investments, campaign to improve care provisioning and working conditions in nursing facilities in Los Angeles County, narrative change work to position child care and home and community-based services as public goods, and long-term base-building work with a growing care movement centering racial and gender justice.


September 30, 2022
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 Saint Clair Avenue Northeast
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
The Economic Policy Institute would like to thank the following funders for their ongoing and generous support for the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN): 
  • Anonymous  
  • American Federation of Teachers 
  • Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust 
  • Ford Foundation  
  • International Association of Machinists  
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • Kresge Foundation  
  • National Association of Letter Carriers  
  • National Education Association 
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation 
  • Omidyar Network
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Service Employees International Union 
  • Surdna Foundation 
  • United Auto Workers  
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters 
  • United Food and Commercial Workers 
  • United Steelworkers of America 
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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