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Congress is gearing up for another round of negotiations on a reconciliation bill that could include provisions that help families afford child care. As the country recovers from the pandemic, it is critical that the debilitating cost of child care does not tie down families. It is also important to boost wages and promote professional development for child care providers, who are so instrumental to the ensuring the health and well-being of our children.
Write to your elected officials today and tell them to support high-quality, affordable child care.
Congress is considering re-instating the universal charitable deduction, which expired at the end of last year. The universal charitable deduction will make it easier for everyone, no matter their income, to financially support the good work that community-based organizations do every day all around the country.
Please write to your elected officials and urge them to include the UCD in the end-of-year tax bill.
In March of 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, which included an expanded Child Tax Credit for working- and middle-class families, but it expired at the end of 2021. President Biden has requested that Congress include an extension of the Child Tax Credit until the end of 2022 in the Build Back Better Act, but negotiations are ongoing.
Take a few minutes to tell your senators to help children and families by extending the expanded Child Tax Credit.
The Build Back Better Act (BBB) includes universal pre-school for 3- and 4-year-olds, affordable child care, home care for seniors and people with disabilities, housing investments and an extension of the child tax credit. This is a transformational bill that will change the lives of millions of children and families across the nation.
Take 30 seconds to write to your senators today.